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Greenwood
PerthWestern Australia
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Parklands in Greenwood
Population: 9,611
Established: 1970
Postcode: 6024
Area: 5.3 km² (2.0 sq mi)
Location: 18 km (11 mi) from Perth CBD
LGA: City of Joondalup
State District: Kingsley
Federal Division: Cowan
Suburbs around Greenwood:
Padbury Kingsley Madeley
Duncraig Greenwood Marangaroo
Duncraig Warwick Girrawheen

Greenwood is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Joondalup. The suburb is located 18 km from Perth's central business district. It is bordered by the Mitchell Freeway, Hepburn ave, Wanneroo road and Warwick road

History

The Gold Land Development Corporation used the name Greenwood Forest as the promotional name of the estate which commenced development in the area in 1969. The reserve between the suburbs of Duncraig and Greenwood was used for the construction of the Mitchell Freeway in 1985-1986.

Transport

The suburb is served by Transperth bus routes 445, 446, 447 running in both directions between the Warwick and Whitfords rail interchange stations. The suburb is also served by the Greenwood railway station. Greenwood is bordered on the south by Warwick Road and on the north by Hepburn Avenue. Both of these roads have northbound and southbound entrances and exits to the Mitchell Freeway, which forms the western boundary for the suburb.

Religion

There are 4 churches in Greenwood:

  • All Saints Catholic Church (located adjacent to Liwara Catholic Primary School)
  • Greenwood Uniting Church
  • Lakeside Christian Church
  • St John Anglican Church

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