Bertram, Western Australia

Bertram is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana. Bertram derives its name from the family name of a Group Settler of the 1920s who owned land in the area. It was established as a locality name on 17 December 1998.[3]

Bertram
PerthWestern Australia
William Bertram Community Centre, Bertram, Western Australia, March 2020.jpg
William Bertram Community Centre
Coordinates32°14′56″S 115°50′35″E / 32.249°S 115.843°E / -32.249; 115.843Coordinates: 32°14′56″S 115°50′35″E / 32.249°S 115.843°E / -32.249; 115.843
Population6,214 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Postcode(s)6167
Area3 km2 (1.2 sq mi)[2]
LGA(s)City of Kwinana
State electorate(s)Kwinana
Federal division(s)Brand
Suburbs around Bertram:
Orelia The Spectacles Anketell
Parmelia Bertram Casuarina
Wellard Wellard Wellard

Bertram has seen a recent spate of growth with the development of a small shopping centre, the opening of the Mandurah railway line with a station in the suburb and continued land releases within the Belgravia Central estate.

The local public school is Bertram Primary, it first opened its doors in 2007 with 250 students and is an Official Apple distinguished school.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Bertram (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 January 2021.  
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Bertram (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 30 November 2021.  
  3. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – B". Retrieved 23 January 2021.