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Advocacy and Action2020-06-09T16:46:55+08:00

The Fremantle Chamber’s Greater Fremantle Action Plan is our guiding document to how we will work with our Board, Committees (Development & Infrastructure, Tourism, Small Business and Retail), Members and Stakeholders to directly benefit each industry sector, and the greater Fremantle region.

The action plan presents an opportunity for all stakeholders, including businesses, the City of Fremantle, other government agencies and the community to work together for the benefit of the region.

Each year the Fremantle Chamber Committees identify the strategic priorities for the year ahead. We welcome feedback on any of these priority areas of focus and will continue to update our progress under these action items in our Chamber Weekly each week, and via the advocacy action item pages below.

Contact the Fremantle Chamber CEO, or Membership and Committee Officer, for more information, or to share your views.

COVID-19 Support for Fremantle Business

We have experienced unprecedented change as the world grappled with the economic fall-out of the CoronaVirus pandemic. The City of Fremantle streets are beginning to open up again, and as a Chamber we are working hard to lobby for Fremantle business on a number of fronts. For the past few months, we have been working our Members to share packs on information on how to [...]

June 7th, 2020|

Local Procurement

The Fremantle Chamber of Commerce sees key benefits to local procurement in recognizing the talent and diversity of Fremantle industry and business, fostering competition by giving full, fair and reasonable opportunities to local businesses and increasing local contracting opportunities and thereby increasing local and regional economic growth. The intent of both State Policy for local procurement and participation and WALGA’s policy position includes local governments [...]

May 19th, 2020|

Transport And Connections

The Fremantle Chamber of Commerce strongly believes that any potential loss of the Fremantle Port from the inner harbour must be offset with appropriate transport infrastructure links to Murdoch, North Coogee and the AMC, KIC and Garden Island industrial precincts. The lack of coastal corridor transport – north and south – limits access to the City for its growing number of workers, and those wishing to [...]

May 17th, 2020|

Culture and Creative Industries

Fremantle was identified nationally as one of eight "creative industry" hot spots around Australia. The data shows that this is a growth industry for the future, requires a unique set of factors to provide a platform for growth and is a major attraction for visitors, interdependent businesses and the City's brand.The Chamber recognises the vital role cultural institutions and commercial creative industries play in Fremantle economy, [...]

May 16th, 2020|

Leadership Perspectives on Fremantle

Listen to the Latest in our Fremantle Chamber's Q &A Leadership Series The Chamber runs a number of learning forums and Leadership events to enable a variety of different perspectives to be shared and heard on how we make Fremantle a better place to do business. You can always find the latest tools here, and at our PODCAST station Set the Month in Motion. Mind, [...]

May 15th, 2020|

Experience Fremantle

The Fremantle Chamber of Commerce Tourism Committee is an industry collective body representing the interests of Fremantle Chamber of Commerce tourism sector membership base. In 2020, the Fremantle Tourism Association merged with the Fremantle Chamber to ensure a consistent voice for Tourism businesses in Fremantle. The Committee includes leaders from The Esplanade Hotel by Rydges, Fremantle City Tours, Fremantle Markets, Fremantle Prison, Kailis, The Left Bank, [...]

May 15th, 2020|

Activating Our Heritage Spaces

The Fremantle Chamber of Commerce supports the creation of a project, owned by the City of Fremantle, and with input from the Chamber's Development and Infrastructure Committee members, to creatively solve the issue of long standing under utilised heritage spaces in the West end and other areas of the City and surrounds. Dept of Heritage have stopped all heritage grants which is impacting on the [...]

May 14th, 2020|

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