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Local government elections

The City of Fremantle Council elections are held every two years on the third Saturday in October. The Mayor and Councillors are elected for four-year terms.

The most recent election was held on 21 October 2023. Visit the WA Electoral Commission website for the City of Fremantle 21 Oct 2023 election results.
See the results of the distribution of preferences here.

The City's four electoral wards are Central, Coastal, East and North. Each Councillors is elected by a ward. The mayor is elected by the combined electorate of all wards.

The next local government election will be held on Saturday 18 October 2025, conducted by the Western Australian Electoral Commission (WAEC). 

You must already be enrolled on the State Electoral Roll to be eligible to vote in local government elections. 

Local Government Reform

In line with the State Government Local Government Reforms, the City implemented new ward boundaries and Council Representation structure for the 2023 election. Further changes to Council Representation will be implemented for the 2025 election. You can read more about these changes and the State Government Local Government Reforms via the links below.

Contact us

City of Fremantle
Governance Team
T 1300 MY FREO (1300 693 736)
E elections@fremantle.wa.gov.au

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