Suburb Profile


Carlisle is bordered by Orrong Road to the north, Briggs/Planet/Kew streets to the east, Rutland Avenue and the Armadale Rail line to the south, and Roberts Road to the west. Most of the streets in Carlisle are tree-lined and form the traditional grid formation of the early planning style of Perth. The suburb is mainly flat with the eastern boundary offering views of the city. The Weston Street/Archer Street intersection is the highest point in the west end of the suburb.  The Perth-Armadale rail line runs through this area and the suburb is serviced by the Carlisle Train Station and the Oats Street Train Station. There are 4 parks, Fletcher Park, Carlisle Reserve, Parnham Park and Tom Wright Park. The Carlisle Hotel and TAB are opposite Carlisle Train station. Other facilities include the Carlisle Lathlain Bowling Club, Holy Name Primary School, Lathlain Nursing Home, Windsor Park Nursing Home, Harold Hawthorne Seniors Centre, Town of Victoria Park Council Depot, and the Bel...

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Rivervale is a predominantly residential area spanning three square kilometres. Established in the 1840s, significant residential development did not occur until the 1950s and 1960s. Today, Rivervale is home to more than 8,400 people following a significant growth between 2006 and 2011. Life in Rivervale-: Rivervale's family-friendly lifestyle is an appealing feature of the inner-city suburb. There are numerous parks and ovals, such as Wilson Park, which features a number of netball courts open for public use, as well as a playground and community centre. Other features of note include the East Gate Commercial Centre, the Kooyong Road Shopping Strip and two local schools, Tranby Primary School and ST Augustine's Primary School.   Source:  

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Burswood is a lively inner-city suburb of Perth predominantly associated with its entertainment and recreational facilities. Spanning three square kilometres in size, Burswood registered a population of 2,029 people at the time of the 2011 Census. Pulsating and energetic, the most notable feature of Burswood is the recently re-developed Crown Perth. With an array of nightclubs, bars, restaurants, hotels, events rooms and of course a casino inside the establishment, Crown Perth is a much-loved fixture of Burswood for both locals and visitors. Other features include the Belmont Park Racecourse, Burswood Park Golf Course, Burswood Outdoor Cinema, Burswood Water Sports Centre and the State Tennis Centre. Perth Montessori School is the suburbs local school.   Source:

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