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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 – Applecross

Applecross is one of our favourite riverside suburbs in Perth and is the only suburb in the pocket bounded by Canning Highway and the Swan River. The name Applecross...

Love Where You Live – Palmyra

Following a competition by the Melville Road Board and with inspiration from a Syrian city of the same name, Palmyra was the chosen name for the suburb....

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 – 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 – Attadale

With a front seat to the Swan River, Attadale boasts first class views of the Perth City skyline and possesses an extensive foreshore with masses of green...

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 – 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 – Alfred Cove

Named after the adjacent cove in the Swan River, which in turn was named after an English pioneer named Alfred Waylen, Alfred Cove is located in the...
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