Canning Mills, Western Australia

Canning Mills is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia in the City of Kalamunda. The suburb was gazetted on 22 September 1972. Its name relates to the Canning River.[2]

Canning Mills
PerthWestern Australia
Canning Mills is located in Perth
Canning Mills
Canning Mills
Location in metropolitan Perth
Coordinates32°03′47″S 116°05′46″E / 32.063°S 116.096°E / -32.063; 116.096Coordinates: 32°03′47″S 116°05′46″E / 32.063°S 116.096°E / -32.063; 116.096
Population26 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Kalamunda
State electorate(s)Kalamunda
Federal Division(s)Canning
Suburbs around Canning Mills:
Orange Grove Pickering Brook
Martin Canning Mills
Roleystone Karragullen

It was the terminus and main destination of the Canning Jarrah Timber Company-constructed Upper Darling Range Railway during the early stages of its operation[3] until 1912 when the line was extended.[4]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Canning Mills (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 October 2019.  
  2. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of metropolitan suburb names – C". Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  3. ^ Price. Eric, T. (1984} Canning Timber Station : commonly known as Canning Mills Western Australia : E.T. Price
  4. ^ Opening of railway extension Canning Mills to Karragullen Swan express, (16 Aug. 1912), p. 8a-d