Suburb Profiles

Bedford

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The Vibe...

Bedford marks the beginning of the 'burbs, albeit I’d argue with a lowercase 'b'. You’ve left behind the cafés and restaurants for which Beaufort St is renowned, are nearer major urban shopping centres and areas (such as Galleria…

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Dianella

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A bit about...

Located approximately 9kms from the CBD (some parts of the suburb are much closer), Dianella is home to 22,521 people and is one of Perth’s largest suburbs, covering an area of 10.71km (more than twice the size of Maylands…

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Highgate

Highgate

The Vibe…

Only 2kms from the City, Perth’s second smallest and densest suburb (it covers only 0.4sq kms and is home to just under 2000 people) is arguably its funkiest. In its heart (Beaufort Street) you’ll find cafés, small bars,…

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Inglewood

Inglewood

The Vibe

More laid back and less self conscious than it’s upmarket neighbour, Inglewood is the suburb you choose if you can’t quite, or don’t want to, afford Mt…

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Maylands

Maylands

The Vibe

Confession - I’m very fond of Maylands. Once renowned for its dubious pubs (mostly gone), the WA Police Academy down by the Swan River (now in Joondalup), the Peninsula Golf Course (still there) and an assortment of antique and bric…

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Mount Lawley

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The Vibe…

Whilst Mt Lawley is considered to be one of Perth’s more upmarket and expensive suburbs suburbs (a one-bedroom unit will probably set you back close to $300k and an “entry level” home on a full block in the…

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North Perth

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A bit about…

One of Perth’s oldest established suburbs, with homes dating back to the early 1900’s, North Perth is located 3km North of the City, covers 3.1sq kms and is home to just over 8500 people. Once considered to be an…

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