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 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


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.      


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 have commencing gas connection works from mid June 2022. Partial Lane Obstructions and works in the verges will be implemented intermittently over the period of works. Works will need to be undertaken over day and night shifts depending in the traffic impacts. The works are expecting to be completed by mid-July 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

  • ATCO Gas & ATCO Gas contractors are completing the gas connections from the new mains to the existing private connections. Partial lane closures will be implemented and in the verges. Area affected will be Hampton Road, Lefroy Rd to Rockingham Rd The works are expecting to be completed in June 2022. Should any impacted property owners be unsatisfied with the completed works on the verge, we encourage you to contact ATCO Gas directly on 13 13 56.  

  • Please be advised that High St, between Croke Lane & Cliff St will be closed for an event on 22 June 2022. Please take extra time to travel in this area and follow the detours. The City appreciates your patience during this time.

Contact us

Economic Development
T 08 9432 9999
TTY 08 9432 9777

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