About the City of Cockburn Today
City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444


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Cockburn Major Commercial & Industrial Areas as at August 2010

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Cockburn Today

City of Cockburn is located on the coastline of Western Australia, approximately 15 kilometres south of the Perth CBD, and consists of a total land area of 170 square kilometres. It is bounded in the north by the Cities of Fremantle, Melville, and Canning, in the east by the City of Armadale, in the south by the Town of Kwinana, and in the west by the Indian Ocean

This coastal City is renowned for its historical and tourism features along with its agriculture and ship building industries.

Cockburn boasts some of Western Australia's best inland lakes, major tourism attractions, and leisure activities.

Electric sunsets cover Cockburn's skies over clean, inviting beaches and picturesque inland lakes, add to the warm cosmopolitan feel of Western Australia's Fun Coast.The Leeuwin sails past Coogee Beach

One of the City's most unique features is a chain of five lakes running north to south through the heart of the City. Sixteen Aboriginal campsites have been identified throughout Cockburn, most of them on the fringes of two of the larger lakes, North Lake and Bibra Lake.

Cockburn's population is just over 91,000 people(2011) and is expected to reach 100,000 by the year 2013.

View the Cockburn Population Forecast tool for in-depth details.

 

Bibra lake wetlandsCockburn is very much a growing City, with a diverse mix of residential, retail, commercial, industrial and rural areas.

With more than 35,000 dwellings (2011) and over 6,400 registered businesses
(2009), it has the planned capacity to grow to 130,000 people by 2031 supported by a rich mix of centres, communities facilities and diverse employment opportunities.  

 

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