Noranda, Western Australia

Noranda is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Bayswater. The suburb was named in 1977 after Noranda Park, a town in Florida, USA.[2] The portion north of Widgee Road was transferred to the City of Bayswater from the City of Swan on 1 July 2016.[3] The suburb is a middle- to upper-middle class area with some affluent pockets. The population consists largely of families of white collar workers.

Noranda
PerthWestern Australia
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Noranda Church of Christ
Noranda is located in Perth
Noranda
Noranda
Coordinates31°52′30″S 115°53′20″E / 31.875°S 115.889°E / -31.875; 115.889Coordinates: 31°52′30″S 115°53′20″E / 31.875°S 115.889°E / -31.875; 115.889
Population7,979 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Postcode(s)6062
Area5 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Location12 km (7 mi) NE of Perth
LGA(s)City of Bayswater
State electorate(s)Morley
Federal Division(s)Perth
Suburbs around Noranda:
Mirrabooka Malaga Beechboro
Dianella Noranda Morley
Dianella Morley Morley

FacilitiesEdit

Noranda is serviced by bus routes (Routes 344, 346, 347 and 371) that run to Morley Bus Station, and two routes (371 and 344) that run to Warwick railway station. The main shopping centre in the suburb is Hawaiian's Noranda (formerly Noranda Palms Shopping Centre, and Noranda Square Shopping Centre). The suburb has a number of junior sporting clubs including the Noranda Hawks Football Club, Noranda Junior Cricket Club and serves as a district in the WA Netball Association. The netball association provides a number of clubs and this in turn supports a large number of young children from neighbouring suburbs.

Lightning Swamp Bushland and Lightning Park Recreation Centre are both in Noranda.

EducationEdit

The suburb contains one high school - Morley Senior High School - and two state primary schools - Noranda Primary School and Camboon Primary School. Private schools located near the suburb include Chisholm Catholic College, John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School and St Andrew's Grammar School.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Noranda (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Perth suburb names". Landgate. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  3. ^ Pascual Juanola, Marta (31 March 2016). "Noranda joins Baysy". The Perth Voice. Retrieved 9 April 2016.