Notre Dame Opens New Building in Fremantle’s West End

Document Type

Media Release

Publication Date

Spring 27-10-2010

Publisher Name

The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle Campus

Publication Place



State Minister for Education; Tourism, Dr Elizabeth Constable, will join with the Archbishop of Perth the Most Reverend Barry James Hickey, to open a new state-of-the-art education building on The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Fremantle Campus.

The substantial new limestone building will be named after Emeritus Vice Chancellor, Dr Peter Tannock AM.
Tannock Hall of Education was designed by the University’s long-standing architects, Marcus Collins Architects and built by Fairweather W & Son. It will provide a further beautiful and functional addition to the West End of Fremantle.

This is the second building the University has purpose-built and has been funded by a combination of Federal and State Governments, private benefactors, and the University.

Dr Tannock is a noted international educationalist who has made a significant contribution to education in Australia. He is currently serving on the Federal Government’s expert panel to lead the Review of Funding for Schooling.

Event: Blessing and Official Opening of Tannock Hall
When: 6pm, Thursday 4 November 2010
Where: Tannock Hall, Cnr Cliff and Croke Streets, Fremantle

For additional information on this event or to arrange an interview please contact the University’s Media Office: Michelle Ebbs – 9433 0610 or mebbs@nd.edu.au