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With over 2,000 businesses within various industries based in Fremantle, this Australian port city based in Western Australia is 19 kilometres south west of Perth, the state capital.
Fremantle is famously Western Australia’s largest working port handling livestock exports, vehicle imports and more. Major highways such as Stirling Highway, Canning Highway and Leach Highway connect Fremantle to Perth’s CBD in just 30 minutes. There are also passenger ferries connecting Fremantle to the CBD and free Central Area Transit buses are available for people to travel around the city and out towards Fremantle’s inner suburbs. The railway line offers another transport solution in and out of the city.
As Fremantle continues to prosper as a major business hub in Western Australia, its infrastructure is updated to reflect as such. Currently, Kings Square CBD is undergoing a $220 million redevelopment which involves the renovation of existing City of Fremantle admin offices, the city library and the development of a new visitor centre.
Fremantle is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city that is also on the water, meaning it retains a relaxed, beach vibe. An al fresco dining culture adds to Fremantle’s laidback charm. As well as the cafe culture the city also has a buzzing nightlife and holds several major annual festivals throughout the year, including the Fremantle Street Arts Festival and Fremantle Heritage Festival. The arts scene is big, with various art galleries, music venues and a theatre company all based within the city.
Drawn to the business opportunities, economic prosperity and excellent lifestyle, a diverse mix of families and young professionals alike are attracted to Fremantle. As well as this, the city is buzzing with students who attend one of the city’s three universities. An excellent array of schools both public and private are available to families located in the area.
As is typical for Western Australia there are a vast sum of mining companies based in Fremantle. Aside from this, Fremantle is the home of Fremantle Media’s headquarters. Fremantle’s continuous growth and development means there is opportunity for employment in any number of industries, whatever your background.