Mirrabooka, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||7,933 (2011 census)|
|• Density||1,587/km2 (4,110/sq mi)|
|Area||5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)|
|Location||12 km (7 mi) N of Perth CBD|
|LGA(s)||City of Stirling|
The suburb has expanded rapidly in recent years, with the subdivision of bushland, on which housing developments have been built, especially north of Yirrigan Drive. The Mirrabooka Square Shopping Centre has been expanded (and is expected to expand further). A new regional police station of the Western Australia Police has been opened.
In a significant report released in September 2015, Mirrabooka was identified as having the largest percentage of non-working Centrelink welfare recipients per suburb in WA, in a nationwide study.
The suburb is home to the Mirrabooka bus station, a hub for bus transport in the area, and is served by a number of Transperth bus routes operated by Path Transit, Southern Coast Transit and Swan Transit, Including connections to Perth, Warwick Train Station, Stirling, and more.