City of Swan
The City of Swan is a local government area of Western Australia. It is in the eastern metropolitan region of Perth and includes the Swan Valley and 42 suburbs. It is centred approximately 20 km north-east of the Perth central business district. The City covers an area of 1,042 km² (which is 19.4% of the Perth Metro area) and had an estimated population of 155,653 in 2020.
|City of Swan|
|• Density||128.46/km2 (332.70/sq mi)|
|Area||1,042 km2 (402.3 sq mi)|
|Region||Eastern Metropolitan Perth, Swan Valley|
|State electorate(s)||Bassendean, Midland, Swan Hills, West Swan, Mirrabooka|
|Federal Division(s)||Swan, Cowan, Hasluck, Pearce|
|Website||City of Swan|
32.7% of the City of Swan population was born overseas, compared with 36.1% for Greater Perth.
The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Swan was India, where 3.1% of the population, or 4,163 people, were born.
The City of Swan was formed on 1 April 1970 as the Shire of Swan with the amalgamation of the Shire of Swan-Guildford and the Town of Midland. It assumed its current name when it gained city status on April 2000.
The City of Swan is divided into 5 wards, most of which have three Councillors:
- Altone Ward (3 Councillors)
- Midland/Guildford Ward (3 Councillors)
- Pearce Ward (4 Councillors)
- Swan Valley/Gidgegannup Ward (2 Councillors)
- Whiteman Ward (3 Councillors)
- Altone Ward - David Lucas (Deputy Mayor), Andrew Kiely, Jennifer Catalano
- Midland/Guildford Ward - Rashelle Predovnik, Claire Scanlan, Ian Johnson
- Pearce Ward - Kevin Bailey (Mayor), Tanya Richardson, Patty Jones, Cate McCullough
- Swan Valley/Gidgegannup Ward - Charlie Zannino, Rod Henderson
- Whiteman Ward - Mel Congerton, Bryce Parry, John McNamara
- Bennett Springs
- Henley Brook
- Herne Hill
- Jane Brook
- Middle Swan
- Red Hill
- South Guildford
- Swan View
- The Vines
- Upper Swan
- West Swan
Population of antecedent councilsEdit
Population of the unified City of SwanEdit
As of 2020, 645 places are heritage-listed in the City of Swan, of which 316 are on the State Register of Heritage Places, among them the Garrick Theatre, Guildford Grammar School Chapel and the Midland Railway Workshops.
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- "Municipality Boundary Amendments Register" (PDF). Western Australian Electoral Distribution Commission. Retrieved 11 January 2020.
- Pascual Juanola, Marta (31 March 2016). "Noranda joins Baysy". The Perth Voice. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
- Ward Map, City of Swan, 21 October 2017 (accessed 17 April 2018)
- City of Swan - https://www.swan.wa.gov.au/Your-Council/Council/Meet-your-Councillors
- "City of Swan Park Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 13 April 2020.
- "City of Swan State Register of Heritage Places". inherit.stateheritage.wa.gov.au. Heritage Council of Western Australia. Retrieved 13 April 2020.