Below are some terms and conditions applicable for all functions held at Fremantle Prison. A comprehensive list of terms and conditions can be found in the Function Application Form.
Catering and Liquor
Fremantle Prison does not allow self-catering. The function organiser must employ the services of a professional caterer, regardless of guest numbers, to ensure the efficient coordination of the function and appropriate use of the function area.
If alcohol is going to be sold to guests the function organiser will need to obtain a permit from the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor. A copy of the liquor licence must be supplied to the Functions Officer at least one week prior to the function.
If alcohol is provided to guests free of charge no licence is required. The function organiser and the caterer should ensure patrons are served in accordance with all relevant laws. Alcohol is to only be consumed inside the booked function area.
The Prison is a non-smoking site. During evening functions only, guests are permitted to smoke on site in designated outdoor areas only. There is absolutely no smoking permitted inside any of the buildings. Failure to comply with this rule may lead to immediate eviction. Cigarette butts must be disposed of in the ashtrays provided.
Gas bottles and canisters are prohibited inside the Prison buildings. This includes, but is not limited to, barbeques, gas cookers and stoves. Catering companies wishing to use such equipment should contact the Functions Officer to determine an appropriate outdoor location.
Decorations and Lighting
The following decorations are not permitted at the Prison: open flame candles, candelabras, ice sculptures, water features, confetti, rice, compressed confetti and streamer cans, glitter, sparklers, pyrotechnics, smoke or haze machines and other similar items.
Decorations, banners and the like may be affixed to some existing structures following written approval by the Functions and Events Coordinator. No nails, screws or similar fixings are to be used.
No person is to climb on, or place any ladders on or against the balustrades or walls.
All sound and lighting equipment must be free standing. No lighting or cables are to be affixed to the handrails, balustrades, walls or other structures of or comprising the Prison.
The erection of temporary structures such as marquees, staging or lighting requires prior written approval from Fremantle Prison.
Any planned advertising, promotion or media releases relating to the function must be provided to the Functions Officer for written approval prior to distribution.
Security personnel are required at all functions. The function organiser will be required to meet the cost of security from the start to the conclusion of the function. The type of function and the number of guests attending will determine the number of security personnel required. Fremantle Prison will supply the security personnel.
The function organiser is responsible for the conduct and behaviour of guests and shall promptly comply with any directions given by employees of Department of Finance BMW, Fremantle Prison or its security personnel.
The Organiser shall not do or suffer or permit the doing of anything which will or is likely to cause the Prison, Department of Finance BMW or the State of Western Australia to suffer or incur loss, damage, liability, embarrassment, disrepute or public criticism.