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John Curtin College of the Arts


Heritage Council

Place Number

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Ellen St Fremantle

Location Details

bounded by: Ord, East & Vale Sts comprises: Manual Arts, Classrooms, Canteen, Science Block, Library, Performing Arts & Oval

Other Name(s)

Bushy Hill
John Curtin Senior High School

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1943 to 1987

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List YES 08 Mar 2007 City of Fremantle
Heritage Area YES 08 Mar 2007 City of Fremantle
State Register Registered 23 Nov 2001 Register Entry
Assessment Documentation

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 18 Sep 2000 Level 1A

Level 1A

The City of Fremantle has identified this place as being of exceptional cultural heritage significance in its own right within the context of Fremantle. This place is entered onto the Heritage Council of Western Australia’s Register of Heritage Places. All development applications must be referred to the Heritage Council for approval.

City of Fremantle


Good to Very Good condition


Name Type Year From Year To
Public Works Department Architect - -

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
7102 Metropolitan High Schools of the 1950s and 1960s : thematic study. Heritage Study {Other} 2004
6800 John Curtin Senior High School : heritage assessment (draft). Heritage Study {Other} 1998

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Other Use MILITARY Fort or Gun Emplacement
Original Use EDUCATIONAL Secondary School
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Special School
Present Use EDUCATIONAL Secondary School

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Functionalist
Post-War International

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall STONE Limestone
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Wall CONCRETE Reinforced Concrete
Roof METAL Other Metal

Historic Themes

General Specific
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Education & science

Creation Date

14 Sep 2000

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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