Plans for Greater Fre­man­tle

Fremantle Gazette - - NEWS - Leah Roberts

A GREATER Fre­man­tle ac­tion plan pro­duced by UWA and Com­mit­tee for Perth de­scribes Fre­man­tle as an “un­der­val­ued as­set”.

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Spe­cial Re­port, re­leased to stake­hold­ers at the WA Mar­itime Mu­seum last month, ex­am­ined the com­mer­cial and so­cial fabric of greater Fre­man­tle and iden­ti­fied strengths and weak­nesses of the area.

The re­port rec­om­mended three key pri­or­i­ties for ac­tion: trans­for­ma­tion ca­pac­ity, ac­tions that a have strong business case and bar­rier re­movals.

The ac­tion plan in­clude five key goals: “eco­nomic growth across a range of sec­tors, ef­fi­cient con­nec­tiv­ity that sup­ports eco­nomic growth and re-de­vel­op­ment, a vibrant cul­tural and com­mu­nity foun­da­tion, a global must stay and ex­pe­ri­ence Freo and a unique re­tail and hospi­tal­ity des­ti­na­tion”.

Fre­man­tle Cham­ber of Com­merce chief ex­ec­u­tive Ol­wyn Wil­liams said mak­ing Fre­man­tle a greater place needed ev­ery­one at the ta­ble.

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