Jane Brook, Western Australia

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Jane Brook
PerthWestern Australia
Jane Brook is located in Perth
Jane Brook
Jane Brook
Coordinates 31°51′36″S 116°03′40″E / 31.86°S 116.061°E / -31.86; 116.061Coordinates: 31°51′36″S 116°03′40″E / 31.86°S 116.061°E / -31.86; 116.061
Population 3,118 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 6056
LGA(s) City of Swan
State electorate(s) Midland
Federal Division(s) Pearce
Suburbs around Jane Brook:
Middle Swan Herne Hill and Red Hill Herne Hill
Middle Swan Jane Brook Hovea
Stratton Swan View Hovea

Jane Brook is the name of a watercourse and the valley that passes through the Darling Scarp, and which was utilised for the Eastern Railway and subsequently a central part of the John Forrest National Park.

Suburb[edit]

It is also the name of the middle class suburb, situated approximately 25 kilometers east of the capital city Perth, Western Australia. It is a suburb within the City of Swan.

Local Attractions[edit]

There are a number of fine wineries located near Jane Brook, producing premium hand-crafted wines. Most have excellent restaurants serving lunch and dinner. The nearest major shopping precinct is located in Midland, approximately 5 km to the west.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Jane Brook (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05.