Brentwood, Western Australia

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Brentwood
PerthWestern Australia
Brentwood is located in Perth
Brentwood
Brentwood
Coordinates32°02′38″S 115°51′07″E / 32.044°S 115.852°E / -32.044; 115.852Coordinates: 32°02′38″S 115°51′07″E / 32.044°S 115.852°E / -32.044; 115.852
Population1,732 (2006 census)[1]
Established1950s
Postcode(s)6153[2]
LGA(s)City of Melville
State electorate(s)Bateman
Federal Division(s)Tangney
Suburbs around Brentwood:
Ardross Mount Pleasant Swan River
Booragoon Brentwood Rossmoyne
Winthrop Bateman Bull Creek

Brentwood is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Melville and approximately 10 km from Perth city centre. The nearest airport is Perth Airport (16 km away) and the nearest railway station is Bull Creek (0.8 km away).

History[edit]

Brentwood was developed as a state housing suburb after World War 2.[3] It is named after Brentwood, an English town near London which was the birthplace of John Bateman, a pioneer settler in the area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Brentwood (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Postcode for Brentwood, Perth, Western Australia". postcodes-australia.com.
  3. ^ "NEW SUBURBS EXPAND IN MELVILLE DISTRICT The West Australian". nla.gov.au. 30 November 1953. Retrieved 20 March 2017.