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Mirrabooka
PerthWestern Australia
Population 7,933 (2011 census)
 • Density 1,587/km2 (4,110/sq mi)
Established 1954
Postcode(s) 6061
Area 5.0 km2 (1.9 sq mi)
Location 12 km (7 mi) N of Perth CBD
LGA(s) City of Stirling
State electorate(s) Mirrabooka
Federal Division(s) Stirling
Suburbs around Mirrabooka:
Girrawheen Koondoola Malaga
Balga Mirrabooka Malaga
Westminster and Nollamara Dianella Noranda

Mirrabooka is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Its local government area is the City of Stirling.

Mirrabooka is an Aboriginal name for the constellation most commonly known as the Southern Cross.

The early stage of development of the suburb was originally as an extension of Girrawheen and Nollamara

The suburb has expanded rapidly in recent years, with the subdivision of bushland, on which housing developments have been built, especially north of Yirrigan Drive.

The Mirrabooka Square Shopping Centre developed in 1979 has been expanded . The new regional police station of the Western Australia Police was expanded in 2015

Transport

The suburb is home to the Mirrabooka bus station, a hub for bus transport in the area, and is served by a number of Transperth bus routes operated by Path Transit, Transdev Perth and Swan Transit, Including connections to Perth, Warwick Train Station, Stirling, and more.

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