Anti-social behaiour

Anti-social behaviour problems in Fremantle stem from a range of sources and will not be fixed simply.

Firstly there is the alcohol-fueled stupidity and destruction from patrons attending some of Fremantle’s nightspots. Then there’s the often intimidating behaviour or just plain loud intoxicated disregard shown from those on our streets in the daytime. In both cases the problem is often intoxication – perhaps we need a sobering up centre in town? Continue reading

Homelessness in Fremantle

An inner city doctor wrote to me about the problem he is experiencing with people sleeping and defecating in the verandah of his office, asking me what I would do to help if I was elected to council.

Here is my response:

Homelessness (and associated anti-social behaviour) is a complex problem and not something that council cannot fix alone. Continue reading