Naval Base, Western Australia

Coordinates: 32°11′46″S 115°46′52″E / 32.196°S 115.781°E / -32.196; 115.781
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Naval Base
PerthWestern Australia
Bulk carrier at Alcoa Jetty, Naval Base
Coordinates32°11′46″S 115°46′52″E / 32.196°S 115.781°E / -32.196; 115.781
Population20 (SAL 2021)[1]
Area5 km2 (1.9 sq mi)[2]
LGA(s)City of Kwinana
State electorate(s)Kwinana
Federal division(s)Brand
Suburbs around Naval Base:
Henderson Wattleup
Naval Base Hope Valley
Kwinana Beach Kwinana Beach

Naval Base is a coastal southwestern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana. It is a traditional industrial suburb in the Perth metropolitan region and contains a significant amount of heavy industry. It is named after the proposed and partially built Henderson Naval Base.[3]

The Naval Base campus of South Metropolitan TAFE houses the Western Australian Defence Industry Workforce Office and the Naval Shipbuilding College.[4]




  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Naval Base (suburb and locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Naval Base (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 30 November 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "History of metropolitan suburb names – N". Western Australian Land Information Authority. Archived from the original on 16 March 2022. Retrieved 2 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Naval Base campus". Retrieved 25 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Route 548". Bus Timetable 126 (PDF). Transperth. 17 August 2022 [effective from 10 October 2022].
  6. ^ "Route 549". Bus Timetable 125 (PDF). Transperth. 17 August 2022 [effective from 10 October 2022].

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