Managing and growing your business | City of Fremantle

Managing and growing your business

COVID-19 Support Hotline

Do you have questions about COVID-19 impacting your business? Businesses can call our free COVID-19 Business Support hotline to seek advice. Call (08) 9432 9950 or email business@fremantle.wa.gov.au. Further information is available at the City's COVID-19 information for businesses page.

Digital Marketing Webinar with Curtin University's Dr Billy Sung

This digital marketing webinar is hosted by Dr Billy Sung from The School of Marketing at Curtin University and brought to you by the City of Fremantle. Focusing on facts and tips to maximise the impact of your business’s social media and search engine marketing and advertising, this webinar is recommended for business owners and marketing officers that have an interest in adding value to their business promotion. Dr Billy Sung is a Senior Lecturer specialising in digital marketing and consumer psychology and leads the Consumer Research Lab at Curtin University. 

City of Fremantle's Small Business Capacity Building Program

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The City of Fremantle has developed a Small Business Capacity Building Program that enables local small businesses to access tailored one-on-one training, support or mentoring from industry experts. For more information about this program and areas of support, click here

Expert business advice

Business Foundations is a non-profit organisation delivering business assistance to small to medium businesses throughout Western Australia. If you are a Western Australian business you are eligible for government-funded support across a wide range of areas, including one-to-one professional advice.

Business Foundations run regular training and workshops on all matters of business, to help improve the performance of your business. For the latest workshop click here.

Small Business Development Corporation is here to help our local small business community. Their services are free of charge for all WA small businesses, without requiring any financial subsidy from your organisation.There is no limit to how often people can access their services. 

For a summary of their free advisory services, information and templates, visit their dedicated webpage. In addition, they are posting regular blog updates with the latest information and guidance to small businesses through this challenging period.      

Connect

Fremantle Chamber of Commerce champions policies and strategies that improve the business environment in Fremantle, enhance community prosperity and develop a sustainable mix of business and lifestyle opportunities for Fremantle’s future. The Chamber acts as an advocate for the business community, a conduit for information and a promoter of Fremantle’s position in the regional landscape.

Workshops and opportunities

Free workshops in Fremantle

Check out the following free workshops that are on offer for your business:

Business Foundations

Details for upcoming free online workshops can be found on the Business Foundations website

Small Business Development Corporation (SBDC)

SBDC have developed a series of free online workshops that cover a range of topics over multiple dates. These topics include Small Business Health CheckCreating an Online ShopHow to Start Marketing with InstagramUnderstanding Business FinancialsRaising Business Capital and many more. View the full schedule of SBDC online workshops.

Other opportunities

Keep an eye on the following links for other opportunities to grow your business knowledge at workshops and seminars:

Traffic Alerts

  • Main Roads working on Queen Victoria Bridge until early September 2021. One lane each way. 
  • The roundabout at the intersection of McCombe Avenue and McKenzie Road, Samson will be closed of resurfacing between 4 - 8 October 2021. 
  • Paddy Troy Mall will be closed from 9.30 am on Saturday 25 - 2 am on Monday 27 September 2021.
  • Roadworks between Stirling Highway, High Street and Carrington Street are ongoing due to the Main Roads WA project upgrade. See the Main Roads WA website for more information. 
  • ATCO Gas contractors will be implementing single lane closures on Hampton Road, between Rockingham Rd & Lefroy Road in small stages through to October 2021. Gas main renewals are also expected on Darroch Street and Caldwell Street, Beaconsfield. For more information, call ATCO Gas on 13 13 56.

Contact us

Economic Development
business@fremantle.wa.gov.au
T 08 9432 9999
TTY 08 9432 9777

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