Current issues

COVID-19

COVID-19

My electorate office is available to assist Fremantle residents with issues relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Throughout this period, the McGowan Labor Government has acted to keep WA safe and strong. Keep up to date with the latest information about COVID-19 through the following official channels: WA COVID-19 enquiries line: 13 COVID or 132 68 …

How, Where & When to Vote

How, Where & When to Vote

How to vote for Simone McGurk and Mark McGowan Click here to download a copy of Simone’s how-to-vote card. Postal voting Click here to apply for a postal vote. Early voting centres The following early voting centres will be open from 8am-6pm starting on Wednesday, 24 February. Early voting centres are closed on Sundays and …

Delivering for Fremantle

Delivering for Fremantle

Simone McGurk and Mark McGowan are delivering for Fremantle.  Simone has worked hard as a member of the McGowan Labor Government to secure significant investment in our community. The Government is putting schools at the heart of WA’s recovery: $21.5 million redevelopment of John Curtin College of the Arts $1.5 million each for John Curtin …

High Street Upgrade

High Street Upgrade

After being derailed by the Perth Freight Link debacle, the long-slated High Street upgrade is finally back on track under the McGowan Labor Government.  Main Roads WA and the City of Fremantle have been working with residents in the Gibson Park Precinct to ensure that the design of the upgrade enhances local amenity and better …

The Future of Fremantle

The Future of Fremantle

Empty shops and the general disrepair of Fremantle’s CBD is a major issue people raise with Simone. Fremantle people are passionate about their community and they want to see the port city realise its full potential. Fremantle faces a range of challenges but also has much to look forward to over the short, medium and long …

Voluntary Assisted Dying

Voluntary Assisted Dying

Simone is proud to support the McGowan Labor Government’s Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill. In addition to personally supporting the Bill, Simone has consulted our community and it has become clear that the overwhelming majority of Fremantle residents also want Voluntary Assisted Dying legalised. The Bill has been carefully drafted with 102 safeguards, following extensive consultation …

Budget 2017-18

Budget 2017-18

The McGowan Labor Government’s first State Budget includes a strong investment in Fremantle, with a focus on creating jobs, getting the State’s finances back on track, planning for the future of freight transport, and investing in essential services like health and education. You can read all about the 2017-18 WA Budget here. Creating Jobs and …

Marriage Equality

Marriage Equality

It’s time for marriage equality Fremantle is a proudly progressive and welcoming community. We understand that the time has well and truly come to banish discrimination from our laws and make marriage equality a reality. Simone is incredibly proud to represent a community where over 70% of people voted yes. Simone and Labor never supported …

Freight transport

Freight transport

One of the State Labor Government’s first priorities was to stop the Perth Freight Link, saving our communities and local environment from further destruction. This Government renegotiated contracts and redirected funds to a range of well-planned, alternative transport projects. The incoming Government also stopped the privatisation of Fremantle Port which, combined with the Perth Freight Link, …