Brabham, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||3,307 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Swan|
|State electorate(s)||Swan Hills|
Brabham is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan. Formerly part of the suburb of Henley Brook, it was gazetted in May 2011, and was named after Australian motor racing personality Sir Jack Brabham. The suburb is part of the City of Swan's Urban Growth Corridor and is bordered by Park Street in the north, Murray Street in the east, Harrow Street in the south and Lord Street in the west. It is located in the Whiteman Ward of the City of Swan.
The old Caversham Airfield was also used as a motor racing circuit before Wanneroo raceway. It is bounded by Harrow, Daviot, Woollcott and West Swan Roads. It hosted 2 Australian Grand Prix races and Jack Brabham competed in the 1962 Race.
City of Swan - Whiteman Ward
As part of the 2017 City of Swan Boundary review the suburb of Brabham was relocated from the Swan Valley/Gidgegannup Ward into the renamed Whiteman Ward (formerly known as the Ballajura Ward).
The current councillors for the area are;
- Cr Adam Kovalevs
- Cr Maria Haynes
- Cr John McNamara
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