West Swan, Western Australia
West Swan is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan local government area. It lies west of the Swan River, and east of the former Caversham Motor Racing Circuit. The suburb is traversed by the West Swan Road, one of the main routes in the Swan Valley winery area. At the 2016 Australian census the suburb had a population of 899.
Perth, Western Australia
|Population||899 (2016 census)|
|LGA(s)||City of Swan|
|State electorate(s)||West Swan|
West Swan is located on the western side of the Swan River. Of significance to the area is the Caversham aerodrome, now known as the Middle Swan Airfield military facility. Originally built in 1943 to prevent possible invasion by the Japanese, the aerodrome later became a motor racing circuit, playing host to two Australian Grand Prix and the Six Hour Le Mans endurance race from 1955 to 1968.