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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. 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

  • ATCO Gas contractors are still working on the gas connection works in Stevens Street, Swanbourne St and Surrounds and will commence the private connection services shortly. Partial Lane Obstructions and works in the verges will be implemented intermittently over the period of works. The works are expecting to be completed by end October 2022. 

  • ATCO Gas contractors have commenced gas main installations on Marine Tce and all side streets between Douro Road to Arundel St. Partial Lane Obstructions and works in the verges will be implemented intermittently over the period of works. The works are expecting to be completed by November 2022. 

  • ATCO Gas contractors have commenced main works on Stevens St, William St, Queen St, Henderson St, Knutsford St, Holdsworth St, Parry St, Ord St and Surrounds. Partial Lane Obstructions and works in the road / verges will be implemented intermittently over the period of works. During this time, the works will be spread out of day and night shifts. The works are expecting to be completed by November 2022.

  • ATCO Gas contractors have commenced main works on Chester St, Douro Rd, Jenkin St, Wardle Rd, Lloyd St, Daly Rd, Scott St and Surrounds. Full Partial Lane Obstructions and works in the road / verges will be implemented intermittently over the period of works. During this time, the works will be spread out of day and night shifts. The works are expecting to be completed by November 2022. 

           The City appreciates your patience during this time. If you require further information on how this may impact you, please contact ATCO Gas on 13 13 56.

  • Swan River Crossing - Works on Queen Victoria Street & Beach Street - As the Swan River Crossing Project progresses, work are on the ground to prepare for the main scope.  Link to the Main roads website, subscribing to the project page will keep you updated  Swan River Crossings | Main Roads Western Australia  
  • An Event will be held on South Tce, between Harbour Rd & Douro Rd on Sunday 30 October 2022. The event will require a full road closure commencing at 9am and the road is expecting to be re-opened by 7pm the same day. Detours will be in place, please plan ahead and take extra time to drive through the detours.

  • An Event will be held throughout Adelaide St, High St, Market St, Collie St, Marine Tce, Mews Road in Fremantle CBD. The event will require a full road closure (rolling road closure) commencing at 2pm and the road is expecting to be re-opened by 4pm the same day. Please take caution when driving through the area and plan ahead.

Contact us

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

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