Honorary Freeman of the City

What is an Honorary Freeman?

This is the most prestigious form of honour or recognition the Council of the City of Swan can place on an individual. It’s a title given only in rare and exceptional circumstances to those who have made an outstanding and exceptional contribution to the community.

There are eight Honorary Freeman of the City and in the history of the City there have been a total of thirteen.

Full list of Honorary Freeman of the City

City of Swan Honorary Freeman    Date appointed 
Cosimo (Charlie) Zannino    May 7, 2016
Melvyn (Mel) Paul Congerton, JP    May 7, 2016 
Maria Haynes, JP    May 7, 2016 
Charlie Celestino Marino Gregorini, JP    March 31, 2007 (deceased) 
Mary Julia (Judy) Hamersley    March 24, 2001 (deceased) 
Barbara Dundas    May 6, 2017
Ronald (Ron) Carey, APM    May 6, 2017
Giovanni Stefanelli    September 19, 2019

 

Shire of Swan Honorary Freeman    Date appointed 
George Humphrey Park    October 4, 1991
Harold Norman (Snow) Bennett    July 22, 1985 (deceased) 
Leonard Douglas Marshall    July 25, 1983 (deceased) 
Dr Carl Georgeff, FRCS (Eng)    September 28, 1981 (deceased)
Donald Henry Ferguson, MBE JP    July 15, 1970 (deceased)