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City Council

Fremantle became a City in the Centenary year 1929.

proclamation

Proclamation of the City, 3 June 1929. FHC image #426, photograph by Izzy Orloff.
Here is the list of Mayors since then.
And here is an (almost complete) list of Councillors from 1929.

Membership of the FCC following the elections of October 2015.

2015

Front, from left: Jeff McDonald, Ingrid Waltham, Brad Pettitt (Mayor), Rachel Pemberton, Dave Coggin
Back, from left: Sam Wainwright, Josh Wilson, Dave Hume, Bryn Jones, Jon Strachan, Andrew Sullivan, Simon Naber, Doug Thompson

Since the photo was taken, Josh Wilson resigned and was elected MHR for Fremantle. Dave Coggin resigned and went to work for the premier. Ingrid Waltham was elected Deputy Mayor. There was an election for the Beaconsfield vacancy 16 September 2016, and Hannah Fitzhardinge was elected. There will an election for the mayor and six councillors October 2017.

Mayor: Brad Pettitt, 2009-2017
Deputy Mayor: Josh Wilson, since 2011, now resigned; Ingrid Waltham elected 2017
Beaconsfield Ward
Dave Hume, since 2011
Josh Wilson from 2009; replaced Sept 2016 by Hannah Fitzhardinge; up for re-election 2017
City Ward

Rachel Pemberton, since 2011
Simon Naber, since 2013
East Ward
Dave Coggin, from 2009, resigned 2017 to work for the Premier; vacancy
Ingrid Waltham, since 2011
Hilton Ward
Jeff McDonald, elected October 2015
Sam Wainwright, since 2009; up for re-election 2017
North Ward
Doug Thompson, since 1988; up for re-election 2017
Bryn Jones, elected October 2015
South Ward
Andrew Sullivan, since 2009 (and previously 1992-1998); up for re-election 2017
Jon Strachan, since 2011 (and previously 2005-2009)


Election Results October 2015

Incumbent in bold. Showing votes received.

Beaconsfield Ward
David Hume (359), Roel Loopers (194), Catherine Hammond (334)
City Ward

Rachel Pemberton (626), Claudia Green (419), Steve Cook (109)
East Ward
Michelle Cunningham (175), Ingrid Waltham (554), Stephen Cayless (222)
Hilton Ward
Frank Acocella (269), Jeff McDonald (352), Noorel Mecklai (94), Samantha Donovan (222) - Bill Massie retired
North Ward

Robert Fittock (273), Bryn Jones (653), John Nicholas (117)
South Ward
Jon Strachan (598), Andrew Luobikis (194), Byron Levene (30), Tony Toledo (296)


Elections were held by postal vote in the first half of October 2015, closing 17 Oct. This was the membership of the council at the beginning of October.

Mayor: Brad Pettitt, 2009-2017
Deputy Mayor: Josh Wilson, since 2011
Beaconsfield Ward
Dave Hume, since 2011
Josh Wilson, since 2009
City Ward

Rachel Pemberton, since 2011
Simon Naber, since 2013
East Ward
Dave Coggin, since 2009
Ingrid Waltham, since 2011
Hilton Ward
Bill Massie, 2007-2015
Sam Wainwright, since 2009
North Ward
Doug Thompson, since 1988
Robert Fittock, since 2007
South Ward
Andrew Sullivan, since 2009 (and previously 1992-1998)
Jon Strachan, since 2011 (and previously 2005-2009)

city council 1929

The first City Council, 1929. FHC photo #3100 and text:

Members and officers of the Fremantle City Council on 3rd June 1929 when Fremantle was declared a city. Standing: from left: Dr C R Dunkley (Medical Officer of Health); Cr E M Davies; James Shepherd (Town Clerk); Cr Richard Rennie; Cr Fred Hollis; T J Smith (Chief Health Inspector); W Joslin (Works Supervisor). Seated: Cr F W Martin; Cr C D Kerr; Cr George Shepherd; Cr J Stevens; Mayor F E Gibson; Cr W J Sumpton; Cr J E Wilson; Cr A Grigg. Inset: Cr J M Farrell, left; Cr B T Daly, right. Taken 3 June 1929.

References and Links

FCC website.


Garry Gillard | New: 7 October, 2015 | Now: 20 October, 2017