Karawara, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Karawara is located in Perth
Coordinates 32°00′29″S 115°52′44″E / 32.008°S 115.879°E / -32.008; 115.879Coordinates: 32°00′29″S 115°52′44″E / 32.008°S 115.879°E / -32.008; 115.879
Population 2,022 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1973
Postcode(s) 6152
LGA(s) City of South Perth
State electorate(s) South Perth
Federal Division(s) Swan
Suburbs around Karawara:
Como Como Bentley
Manning Karawara Bentley
Manning Waterford Waterford

Karawara is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.


Formerly the southern portion of the Collier Pine Plantation, Karawara is an Aboriginal word meaning green. The suburb name was approved in 1973.[2]


Karawara is located 7 km south of Perth. The suburb is bounded by the Collier Park Golf Course to the north, Kent Street and Curtin University to the east, Manning Road to the south and the Curtin Primary School (formerly known as Koonawarra Primary School) to the west.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Karawara (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – K". Retrieved 2008-10-10.