Bon Scott’s memorial at Fremantle Cemetery
Bon Scott’s memorial at Fremantle Cemetery, consisting of a resting plaque and memorial bench seat; and his remains; has cultural heritage significance for the following reasons:
The place is associated with the Fremantle-raised Ronald Belford (Bon) Scott, lead singer of the highly influential and popular band AC/DC from 1974 to 1980.
The place is valued by the community of Bon Scott fans as a place of remembrance. The place is known to fans across the world, and is visited via the internet by those who can not visit in person, making it a focal point for a community who may never meet each other but who are linked by common values.
The place has contributed to the international recognition of Fremantle and Fremantle Cemetery and was the basis of a major motion picture