Suburb Profiles


Bedford


Bedford is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Bayswater. Approximately 7km from Perth City, it is bordered by Dianella, Morley, Bayswater and Inglewood. The size of Bedford is approximately 3 square kilometres. It has 6 parks covering nearly 7% of total area. The population of Bedford in 2006 was 4,571 people. By 2016 the population was 4,943 showing a population growth of 18.9% in the area during that time. Households in Bedford are primarily couples with children. In general, people in Bedford work in a professional occupation. Well located to the business district of Morley, the Morley Galleria Shopping Centre and the Morley busport and also with easy access to Meltham train station located in Railway Pde just over the border in Bayswater. The suburb has several small reserves dotted around and is a very family friendly place to live. Several Local Government and private schools are located in the neighbourin...

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Bayswater


Bayswater lies on the north side of the Swan river just 6km for Perth. It is colloquially known as the ‘Garden City’. The size of Bayswater is approximately 10 square kilometres. It has 22 parks covering nearly 6% of total area. Just six stops from Perth train station, Bayswater attracts city workers and young independents looking for a smooth ride into the CBD, plus mature and established families in search of a bit of elbow room. There are old-timers here too, living alone or in couples, who’ve been here for generations. In general, people in Bayswater work in a professional occupation. The population of Bayswater in 2006 was 12,161 people. By 2016 the population was 14,432 showing a population growth of 18.6% in the area during that time. Suburban development began following the opening of the railway in 1891.The suburb has retained many period homes, with many undergone sympathetic renovations, properties along the river side of Bayswater are always sought...

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Embleton


Embleton is a very small suburb located adjacent to Morley and Bayswater and is well located to the Morley business district, public transport and just 8km for Perth. The size of Embleton is approximately 3 square kilometres. It has 7 parks covering nearly 12% of total area. The population of Embleton in 2006 was 2,432 people. By 2016 the population was 3,167 showing a population growth of 30.2% in the area during that time. Households in Embleton are primarily couples with children. In general, people in Embleton work in a other occupation. Embleton has a primary school, a water leisure centre and a golf course, with Hillcrest primary school, John Forrest college and Chisholm catholic college on the doorstep. This suburb is quickly developing with the larger original blocks being developed.

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Morley


The Australian suburban dream is alive in Morley, 8km north of Perth city. Morley is one of the larger suburbs in the Bayswater Shire and borders Embleton, Dianella, Noranda and Eden Hill. Morley has been a comfortable place for families to live and grow for many moons. Households in Morley are primarily couples with children.   The size of Morley is approximately 11 square kilometres. It has 31 parks covering nearly 6% of total area. The population of Morley in 2006 was 18,560 people. By 2016 the population was 21,530 showing a population growth of 16% in the area during that time. Live in Morley and you’ll never have to go anywhere else. This is the complete family package, basking in suburban splendour under the WA sun: schools, big houses, shops, playgrounds, and good public transport is available through out the area with Morley Busport located in the Business District, the nearest train station is Bayswater. Morley recreation centre provides a selec...

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Dianella


Dianella lies in the City of Stirling Shire and is approximately 9km to Perth City. The size of Dianella is approximately 11 square kilometres. It is bordered by Noranda, Morley, Bedford and Inglewood. Dianella’s hillside called ‘Golden Triangle’ offers terrific city views and upmarket homes from the last 30 years. Dianella is a large established suburb that experienced its most significant development during the 'boom' years of the 1960s. Characterised by a variant range of home styles. Dianella’s hillside called ‘Golden Triangle’ offers terrific city views and upmarket homes from the last 30 years. It has 23 parks covering nearly 9% of total area. Substantial in size and has many reserves, parks and a large regional open space which is home to many sporting facilities. The population of Dianella in 2006 was 21,545 people. By 2016 the population was 23,486 showing a population growth of 9% in the area during that time. Households in Di...

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