Sep 14, 2011 - News    3 Comments

Ten percent affordable housing target pitiful

The City of Fremantle has a great affordable housing policy but the pitiful ten percent target set in the Strategic Sites report misses many opportunities to deliver affordable housing for key workers, students and people on moderate incomes.
 
If elected, I would work to establish projects like the City of Perth’s Key City Workers Development* in Fremantle and work with Notre Dame to establish more student accommodation in the central city.
 
This would bring more life into the city, trade for local businesses and improve safety and security with more people in the area. Read more »
Sep 9, 2011 - Ideas    4 Comments

Bikes make dollars & cents!

As an avid cyclist and member of the Fremantle Bicycle Users Group, I appreciate the recent improvements to cycling facilities in Fremantle, but there is still work to do.

South Terrace, from the markets to Wray Avenue, is a death trap for cyclists. I witnessed one cyclist get hit by a bus at the lights and my colleague was hit by a bus outside the hospital. I ride the same stretch of road everyday and regularly feel at risk, especially from busses. Read more »

Sep 6, 2011 - News    8 Comments

Welcome to My Blog

Imagine our fair city in 4 years – what do you see?

I see a vibrant hub, bustling with activity like the early days of Perth’s colonial settlement; when Fremantle was a centre for trade, recreation and influence. But added to that is its recognition as a centre for creativity, quality unique produce and knowledge and it regains its position at the forefront of Perth’s cultural and social landscape. Read more »

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