City of Subiaco

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City of Subiaco
Western Australia
Subiaco LGA WA.png
Population
 • Density2,340/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Established1896
Area7.0 km2 (2.7 sq mi)
MayorPenny Taylor
Council seatSubiaco
RegionWest Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s)Nedlands
Federal Division(s)Curtin
Coat of arms of City of Subiaco.svg
WebsiteCity of Subiaco
LGAs around City of Subiaco:
Cambridge Cambridge Vincent
Nedlands City of Subiaco Perth
Nedlands Kings Park Kings Park

City of Subiaco is a local government area of Western Australia. It covers an area of approximately 7 km² in inner western metropolitan Perth and lies about 3 km west of the Perth CBD. The City includes the historically working class suburb of Subiaco centred around Rokeby Road. Since the 1990s the area has been extensively redeveloped and gentrified.

History[edit]

The Subiaco Road District was established on 10 April 1896. It was reconstituted as the Municipality of Subiaco on 26 March 1897.[3]

It assumed its current name when it was proclaimed a city on 1 March 1952.[3]

On 1 July 2016 the area south of Aberdare Road was transferred to the City of Perth.[4]

Wards[edit]

The town is divided into 4 wards, each of three councillors. The mayor is directly elected.

  • North Ward
  • South Ward
  • Central Ward
  • East Ward

Suburbs[edit]

* These localities are only partially contained within the LGA boundary.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,702—    
1911 8,926+8.34%
1921 13,647+4.34%
1933 16,809+1.75%
1947 18,789+0.80%
1954 17,642−0.90%
1961 16,033−1.36%
1966 16,621+0.72%
1971 17,119+0.59%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1976 15,271−2.26%
1981 14,139−1.53%
1986 14,826+0.95%
1991 14,971+0.19%
1996 14,804−0.22%
2001 15,189+0.51%
2006 16,380+1.52%
2011 17,574+1.42%
2016 19,359+1.95%

Heritage listed places[edit]

As of 2021, 791 places are heritage-listed in the City of Subiaco,[5] of which 33 are on the State Register of Heritage Places, among them the Subiaco Hotel, King Edward Memorial Hospital for Women and the Regal Theatre.[6]

Sister cities[edit]

See also[edit]

  • AmpFest, Youth and music festival overseen by the City of Subiaco

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Subiaco (C)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 26 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017-18". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2019. Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Ward areas". City of Subiaco. Retrieved 28 August 2016.
  5. ^ "City of Subiaco Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  6. ^ "City of Subiaco State Register of Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 6 March 2021.
  7. ^ https://asiamattersforamerica.org/asia/data/sister-partnerships

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 31°56′56″S 115°49′37″E / 31.949°S 115.827°E / -31.949; 115.827