Nollamara

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Nollamara
PerthWestern Australia
Nollamara is located in Perth
Nollamara
Nollamara
Coordinates31°52′55″S 115°50′46″E / 31.882°S 115.846°E / -31.882; 115.846Coordinates: 31°52′55″S 115°50′46″E / 31.882°S 115.846°E / -31.882; 115.846
Population9,888 (2011 census)[1]
 • Density2,670/km2 (6,920/sq mi)
Postcode(s)6061
Area3.7 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Location10 km (6 mi) N of Perth CBD
LGA(s)City of Stirling
State electorate(s)Nollamara
Federal Division(s)Stirling
Suburbs around Nollamara:
Balcatta Westminster Mirrabooka
Balcatta Nollamara Dianella
Tuart Hill Yokine Dianella

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

The name "Nollamara" is the Aboriginal word for the plant known as the Red and green Kangaroo Paw.

The suburb is less than 10 km away from the Perth CBD and is a 15-minute drive to Trigg beach. Previously known as a lower income area, Nollamara has gone through a period of gentrification over the past decade that continues on to this day. Older homes are being replaced with new townhomes and there has been a surge in young families, cougars and professionals populating the suburb.

Nollamara borders prominent areas such as Yokine and Dianella that are host to multimillion-dollar homes. A newly developed Flinders street and Wanneroo Road provide easy access to Leederville, Subiaco, Northbridge and the Perth CBD. The drive to Leederville, a trendy area full of cafes and restaurants, is less than 10 minutes away.

Transport[edit]

The suburb is served by a number of Transperth bus routes operated by Transdev WA, Swan Transit and Path Transit. The 354 (Mirrabooka-Yokine) covers Nollamara Shopping Centre and Flinders Street. The 384 (Mirrabooka-Perth) covers the Nollamara Shopping Centre and Wanneroo Road. The 370 and 970 (Mirrabooka-Perth) covers Flinders Street and inner portions of the Suburb, the 389 (Wanneroo-Perth) and the 385/386 (Marangaroo-Perth) covers Wanneroo Road south to Perth, the 371 (Warwick-Mirrabooka) and 415 (Stirling-Mirrabooka) covers Ravenswood Drive in North.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "State Suburbs: Nollamara". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 4 July 2012. Edit this at Wikidata