Town of Mosman Park

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Town of Mosman Park
Western Australia
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Population 8,757 (2016)[1]
 • Density 2,037/km2 (5,270/sq mi)
Established 1899
Area 4.3 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Mayor Brett Pollock
Council seat Mosman Park
Region West Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s) Cottesloe
Federal Division(s) Curtin
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Website Town of Mosman Park
LGAs around Town of Mosman Park:
Cottesloe Peppermint Grove Swan River
Cottesloe Town of Mosman Park Swan River
Indian Ocean, Fremantle Swan River Swan River

The Town of Mosman Park is a local government area of Western Australia. It covers an area of approximately 4.3 km² in western metropolitan Perth, the capital of Western Australia and lies about 14 km southwest of the Perth CBD and 5 km from Fremantle.

History[edit]

The Buckland Hill Road District was created on 6 October 1899.[2]

From July 1909 until October 1930, it was known as the Cottesloe Beach Road District.[3]

It was renamed Mosman Park in 1937, and on 1 July 1961, became a shire following the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960. It became a town seven months later, and in 1997 the two wards were abolished.[4]

Wards[edit]

The town has six councillors and a mayor. The town is split into North and South wards.

Suburbs[edit]

Mosman Park is the only suburb within this municipality.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1911 1,704
1921 3,221
1933 3,628
1947 5,442
1954 6,199
1961 5,862
1966 5,793
1971 7,199
1976 6,760
1981 7,018
1986 6,688
1991 7,254
1996 7,337
2001 7,732
2006 8,251
2011 8,598
2016 8,757

See also[edit]

  • AmpFest, Youth and music festival overseen by the Town of Mosman Park

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 Census QuickStats: Mosman Park (T)". 23 October 2017. Retrieved 20 November 2017. 
  2. ^ "BUCKLAND HILL ROAD BOARD". The West Australian. Perth: National Library of Australia. 17 March 1932. p. 13. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "Cottesloe Beach Road Board". The Daily News. Perth: National Library of Australia. 5 March 1915. p. 2 Edition: THIRD EDITION. Retrieved 5 March 2015. 
  4. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°00′58″S 115°45′43″E / 32.016°S 115.762°E / -32.016; 115.762