Cockburn Central, Western Australia facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCockburn Central
Perth, Western Australia
Cockburn Central railway station entrance
|Population||695 (2011 census)|
|• Density||248/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Area||2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)|
|Location||24 km (15 mi) S of Perth|
|LGA(s)||City of Cockburn|
Cockburn Central is a suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, and is 24 kilometres (15 mi) south of Perth's central business district (CBD) along the Kwinana Freeway. Its local government area is the City of Cockburn, and it is intended by the Government to serve as a regional centre for the area. It was approved as a name by the Geographic Names Committee in 2007.
It contains a new town centre focussed around the railway station, with the state headquarters of the Department of Fire and Emergency Services, a district police station, Cockburn ARC (a regional aquatic and recreation centre, which also houses the administration and training facilities for the Fremantle Football Club), Cockburn Gateway Shopping city (which, despite the name, is located in neighbouring Success), high rise residential apartments and an older industrial area.
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