Paul Garbett

Director of Strategic Planning and Projects
City of Fremantle

Paul is Director of Planning and Strategic Projects at the City of Fremantle. He was previously the Manager Strategic Planning at Fremantle and in this role directly managed the City’s sustainability team in the period leading up to Fremantle becoming the first council in Western Australia and the fourth in the world to achieve national certification as a One Planet Council in 2015.

As a planner Paul’s particular interests are sustainable urban regeneration and growth, and innovation in housing development. He has played a major role in Fremantle’s current ‘Freo Alternative’ diverse and affordable housing initiative, which won the PIA WA Planning Minister’s Award in 2017.