Piara Waters, Western Australia
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||9,116 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Armadale|
|State electorate(s)||Darling Range|
Piara Waters is a southeastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia within the City of Armadale. Previously part of Forrestdale, Piara Waters was gazetted in 2007. Piara Waters is located approximately 20 kilometres (12 mi) south-southeast of Perth.
As a suburb that is being converted from small farms to residential lots, the population of Piara Waters has grown significantly, from 94 people in 2006 to 2,589 in 2011. The population [needs update] To accommodate this growth, there are three new community and sporting facilities planned for the suburb. Piara Waters Primary School was opened in February 2012, with classes to cater for students from Kindergarten to Year 6.
A large, central part of the suburb is taken up by the Piara Nature Reserve. This area was set on fire in March 2012 and threatened homes, but was successfully contained by firefighters.
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