Manning, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Manning is located in Perth
Location in metropolitan Perth
Coordinates 32°00′47″S 115°52′08″E / 32.013°S 115.869°E / -32.013; 115.869Coordinates: 32°00′47″S 115°52′08″E / 32.013°S 115.869°E / -32.013; 115.869
Population 3,951 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1940s
Postcode(s) 6152
LGA(s) City of South Perth
State electorate(s) South Perth
Federal Division(s) Swan
Suburbs around Manning:
Como Como Karawara
Swan River Manning Waterford
Swan River Salter Point Swan River

Manning is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia.


The land was originally purchased by Henry Manning in 1856, with Manning's grandson, John Daniel Manning having a dairy farm in the area. The suburb became a State Housing Commission project in 1948, being named the Manning Estate during subdivision and Manning eventually becoming the official name of the area.[2]

Mark Manning, a direct descendant of Henry Manning and a Civil Engineer, has retained close links to the suburb by claiming it has been named in his honour.

Schools in Manning are Manning Primary School on Ley Street, St Pius X Catholic Primary School on the corner of Ley Street and Cloister Avenue, and Curtin Primary School (formerly Koonawarra Primary School) on Goss Avenue.


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