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Cannington, WA

Located in the southeastern part of Perth, Cannington is a bustling suburb that offers a blend of urban convenience and natural beauty. Whether you’re a local looking to explore your own backyard or a traveler seeking a unique Australian experience, Cannington has something for everyone.


Cannington’s history dates back to the early 20th century when it was primarily an agricultural area. Named after the Cannington River, the suburb has undergone significant transformation over the years. Today, it stands as a testament to Perth’s rapid urban development while still retaining glimpses of its pastoral past.

One of the largest shopping centers in Perth, Westfield Carousel is a shopper’s paradise. With over 300 stores, it offers a wide range of retail options, from high-end brands to local boutiques. The center also features a cinema, dining precinct, and a variety of entertainment options for the whole family.

Canning River Regional Park

For nature enthusiasts, the Canning River Regional Park is a haven of tranquility. The park offers walking trails, picnic spots, and opportunities for bird-watching. Kayaking and canoeing are also popular activities here, providing a unique way to explore the natural beauty of the area.

If you’re looking for an adrenaline-pumping experience, don’t miss the greyhound races at Cannington Greyhound Racing. The venue offers a unique night out with dining options available, making it a perfect spot for both casual and avid racing fans.

Cannington boasts a diverse culinary scene, offering everything from traditional Australian fare to international cuisines like Italian, Indian, and Asian. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a fine dining experience, you’ll find it here.

The suburb is well-served by public transport, including buses and trains, making it convenient for residents and visitors alike to navigate the area and beyond. The Cannington Train Station is a major hub, connecting the suburb to Perth’s CBD and other regions.

Families will appreciate the range of educational options available in Cannington. The suburb is home to several schools, both public and private, catering to various educational needs.

Cannington is a suburb that offers a balanced lifestyle with its mix of natural beauty, modern amenities, and cultural diversity. Whether you’re planning a short visit or considering a more permanent move, Cannington welcomes you with open arms and promises an experience you won’t easily forget.

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About Cannington

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Cannington Postcode: 6107
  • State: Western Australia
  • Region: Perth & surrounds
  • Latitude: -32.01946
  • Longitude: 115.9392
  • Elevation: 16m
  • Population: 5929
  • Median Income: $29328
  • Area (Sq/km): 4.023
  • Timezone: Australia/Perth

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