Fremantle Prison is one of the most extensively documented conservation sites in Australia.

Fundamentally conservation involves the retention of significant fabric for future generations.  Conservation actions at the precinct include:

  • adherence to Heritage Management Plan <more>
  • conservation projects <more>
  • regular building condition assessment reports (maintenance and repair)
  • people management systems
  • fire detection systems
  • conservation of Prison Collection material <more>
  • interpretation <more>
  • adaptation for existing and proposed uses