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PerthWestern Australia
Attadale, Western Australia, with Alfred Cove in foreground, April 2006.JPG
Attadale, with Alfred Cove in foreground
Population 5,720 (2006 census)
Established 1896
Postcode(s) 6156
Location 9 km (6 mi) from Perth
LGA(s) City of Melville
State electorate(s) Bicton
Federal Division(s) Tangney
Suburbs around Attadale:
Swan River Swan River Swan River
Bicton Attadale Swan River
Palmyra Melville Alfred Cove

Attadale is a riverside suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Melville.

It was the first subdivision of A. P. Matheson's Melville Water Park Estate. Attadale was named after an estate in Scotland situated on the south side of Loch Carron.

The suburb is located between the central business district and Fremantle along the southern side of the Swan River. Its extensive foreshore has many open spaces for residents and visitors including a large public open space along Burke Drive where residents can take their dogs for recreational activities.


Attadale Tennis Club (also known as St Joseph Pignatelli Tennis Club) is a parish club providing tennis facilities (with 6 synthetic courts), and is located on the corner of Wichmann Rd, and Galloway St.


Attadale contains three schools: Attadale Primary School, Santa Maria College and Mel Maria Catholic Primary School.

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