Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia


Established in 1829, Fremantle is the port city of Western Australia and is characterised by its unique landscape, heritage architecture, cafes, restaurants, stores and markets. A popular destination for both residents and visitors alike, the suburb is home to more than 7,650 people and is a mixed-use area with its five square kilometres used for residential, commercial, institutional, maritime and industrial purposes.

Life in Fremantle

Busy, energetic and always alive, Fremantle is arguably the second busiest city sector of Western Australia. Enjoy alfresco dining on the cappuccino strip, which runs through a section of South Terrace, take a stroll along the Fishing Boat Harbour and stop in for a drink and a feed at Little Creatures Brewery. Pubs, clubs, shops and markets are all in abundance in Fremantle, making it a popular destination on a night out and the suburb is also home to several popular annual festivals, which attract people from all over the metropolitan area. The Fremantle Railway Station provides convenient access into Perth City.

  • Fremantle Facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 15
    Postcode 6160
    Local Government Fremantle
    Local Schools Christian Brothers College, East Fremantle P.S., John Curtin S.H.S., Fremantle Fast Track Education Centre, Fremantle TAFE Campus, John Curtin College Of The Arts, Lance Holt School
    Nearby Schools St Parick's Primary School , Mel Maria Catholic Primary School (Attadale) , Santa Maria College (Attadale) , Christ the King School (Beaconsfield), Iona Presentation College (Mosman Park) , Iona Presentation Primary School (Mosman Park)
    Shops Fremantle
    Train Stations Fremantle
    Bus Services Bus Service to Fremantle Train Station

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    2011 Census Summary Fremantle Perth
    Population - Usually Resident 7,669 1,645,573
    Median Age of Residents (Years) 41 35
    Average Household Size (persons) 2.00 2.55
    Total Households 3,378 604,425
    Number of Occupied Dwellings * 4,004 595,499
    Number of Unoccupied Dwellings 631 57,529
    Median Weekly Household Income $1,397 $1,481
    Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment $2,145 $2,008
    Median Weekly Rent $320 $327

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