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Booragoon, Western Australia

Booragoon is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia located within the City of Melville.

PerthWestern Australia
Booragoon is located in Perth
Coordinates 32°02′20″S 115°49′52″E / 32.039°S 115.831°E / -32.039; 115.831Coordinates: 32°02′20″S 115°49′52″E / 32.039°S 115.831°E / -32.039; 115.831
Population 5,315 (2006 census)[1]
Established 1950s
Postcode(s) 6154
Location 10 km (6 mi) from Perth
LGA(s) City of Melville
State electorate(s) Alfred Cove, Bateman
Federal Division(s) Tangney
Suburbs around Booragoon:
Alfred Cove Ardross Mount Pleasant
Myaree Booragoon Brentwood
Winthrop Winthrop Bateman

Booragoon is the indigenous name for the lower reaches of the Canning River.[2]

It is home to Garden City Shopping Centre and the council offices for the City of Melville. Transport is provided by the nearby Booragoon bus station.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Booragoon (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2008-10-05. 
  2. ^ "Perth suburb names". Landgate. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 20 May 2017.