Woodbridge, Western Australia

Woodbridge is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Swan local government area. Formerly part of Midland and previously informally named West Midland, its name is from the original farm established in 1830.

Woodbridge
PerthWestern Australia
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Front of Woodbridge House
Woodbridge is located in Perth
Woodbridge
Woodbridge
Location of Woodbridge (red pin) respecting to the City of Perth (CBD of Perth metropolitan area; shaded in red) and inner suburbs of Perth metropolitan area (area shaded in grey)
Coordinates31°53′28″S 115°59′31″E / 31.891°S 115.992°E / -31.891; 115.992Coordinates: 31°53′28″S 115°59′31″E / 31.891°S 115.992°E / -31.891; 115.992
Population1,070 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s)6056
LGA(s)City of Swan
State electorate(s)Midland
Federal Division(s)Hasluck
Suburbs around Woodbridge:
Caversham Viveash Midland
Guildford Woodbridge Midland
South Guildford Hazelmere Hazelmere

On 4 October 2004, Transperth renamed the West Midland railway station to Woodbridge station.[2] The station is part of the Midland railway line which serves the eastern suburbs as a rapid transit railway.

Woodbridge House,[3] a National Trust property on the edge of the Swan River, is now a museum that is open to the public.

Governor Stirling Senior High School is within the locality.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Woodbridge (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 5 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Our history". Public Transport Authority of Western Australia. Retrieved 16 March 2021.
  3. ^ Lukis, Mollie, 198-? Woodbridge, Guildford, Western Australia art work and design by R.H. Shardlow. The National Trust of Australia (W.A.) also Pidgeon, John (1995) Woodbridge West Midland WA : conservation plan with Oline Richards. Perth, W.A. National Trust of Australia (WA), 1995. ...prepared with assistance from Conservation Incentives Program 1994 Heritage Council of WA