Craigie, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Craigie is located in Perth
Coordinates31°47′13″S 115°46′05″E / 31.787°S 115.768°E / -31.787; 115.768Coordinates: 31°47′13″S 115°46′05″E / 31.787°S 115.768°E / -31.787; 115.768
Population5,853 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,272/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Area4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Location23 km (14 mi) NNW of Perth CBD
LGA(s)City of Joondalup
State electorate(s)Joondalup
Federal Division(s)Moore
Suburbs around Craigie:
Mullaloo Beldon Woodvale
Kallaroo Craigie Woodvale
Hillarys Padbury Kingsley

Craigie is a northern suburb of Perth. Craigie was chosen as a suburb name in 1970 and honours an early councillor of the City of Wanneroo who did work in developing the City. Craigie is one of the four "Whitfords" suburbs that resulted from the State Government rezoning a large area of coastal land for development in 1969.

The suburb once had a senior high school, Craigie Senior High School, which was opened in 1976 only to be closed again in 2003 following a decline in student enrolments. Students were shifted into Padbury Senior High School or Belridge Senior High School.[2] Padbury itself closed in 2011.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "State Suburbs: Craigie". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Ministerial Statements - School closure to increase educational opportunities for students: Minister". 2003. Archived from the original on 26 February 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2010.