Mirrabooka, Western Australia

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PerthWestern Australia
Mirrabooka is located in Perth
Coordinates 31°51′47″S 115°52′12″E / 31.863°S 115.87°E / -31.863; 115.87Coordinates: 31°51′47″S 115°52′12″E / 31.863°S 115.87°E / -31.863; 115.87
Population 7,933 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density 1,587/km2 (4,110/sq mi)
Established 1954
Postcode(s) 6061
Area 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Location 12 km (7 mi) N of Perth CBD
LGA(s) City of Stirling
State electorate(s) Mirrabooka
Federal Division(s) Stirling
Suburbs around Mirrabooka:
Girrawheen Koondoola Malaga
Balga Mirrabooka Malaga
Westminster and Nollamara Dianella Noranda

Mirrabooka is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Its local government area is the City of Stirling.

Mirrabooka is the Aboriginal name for the constellation most commonly known as the Southern Cross.

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.[citation needed]


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.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Mirrabooka". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05.