Mullaloo, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
Mullaloo Beach, Western Australia
|Population||5,869 (2006 census)|
|Location||25 km (16 mi) from Perth|
|LGA(s)||City of Joondalup|
|State electorate(s)||Ocean Reef|
Mullaloo is named after an Aboriginal word, believed to mean "place of the rat kangaroo". It was first recorded in 1919 as Moolalloo Point, but the spelling was later changed to Mullaloo. Urban development began in the late 1950s.
The Mullaloo Surf Life Saving club patrols around 4.5 km of beach between Pinnaroo Point and Whitfords Point, between September and April. The club has row teams, swim teams, board teams and sprint teams.
Mullaloo has two schools, Mullaloo Beach Primary School and Mullaloo Heights Primary School. Enrolment currently stands at 272 at Mullaloo Heights.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mullaloo (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – M". Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- "Mullaloo Surf Lifesaving Club". Retrieved 2008-02-15.
- "Department of Education and Training - Schools Online". Retrieved 2008-02-15.
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