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Love Where You Live – Leeming

Leeming is divided between two local governments, the City of Melville and the City of Cockburn. The name Leeming was chosen in recognition of a surveyor called...

Love Where You Live – Murdoch

Murdoch is home to some of the biggest institutions in WA, meaning it’s visited frequently by a large proportion of Western Australians. The name Murdoch was chosen...

Love Where You Live – Bull Creek

The name Bull Creek was chosen by the City of Melville Council in 1968, in recognition of one of the early European settlers, a man named Lieutenant...

Love Where You Live – Winthrop

The City of Melville chose the name Winthrop in 1977, in recognition of Sir John Winthrop Hackett, Founding Editor of the West Australian and first Chancellor of...

Love Where You Live – Kardinya

The name Kardinya is documented as the aboriginal name for ‘sunrise’. In the 1950’s, it was used to name a road in the area before being approved...

Love Where You Live – Willagee

Willagee is named after Wilgee Lake, Wilgee being a Noongar term for red ochre, which is found in abundance in many lakes of the area. Willagee also...

Love Where You Live – Brentwood

At only one square kilometre in size, Brentwood might be small, but it holds a great vision. The suburb certainly has a community feel. The community possesses a team of...

Love Where You Live – Booragoon

Booragoon is the aboriginal name meaning 'lower reaches' or 'south part of the Canning River'. The WA Museum found evidence that the western side of the Booragoon...

Love Where You Live – Bicton

Bicton has every reason to be so popular. There’s no doubt Point Walter is a major drawcard, being a top choice on the ‘things to do’ list...

Love Where You Live – Myaree

The land of Myaree, an aboriginal word meaning ‘Foliage’, was originally an area consisting of poultry farms and industrial services. The Melville Road Board acquired the land in...
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