CODA’s position on the proposed merger

In a recent letter to the West Australian newspaper, former Premier and local resident Peter Dowding argues that, if its played out correctly, the proposed local government merger provides an opportunity for Fremantle to reinforce its position as WA’s second city.

We couldn’t agree more. 

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Tonight at Kulcha, the Fremantle Council and the Fremantle Society are holding the first community meeting in response to the merger. They’re calling it an ‘anti-amalgamation’ meeting but we hope it takes a more exploratory and open approach to this complex issue.