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North Fremantle
PerthWestern Australia
Dingo flour gnangarra.jpg
Dingo Flour mill
Population 2,724 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 6159
Location
  • 15 km (9 mi) SW of Perth
  • 3 km (2 mi) N of Fremantle
LGA(s) City of Fremantle
State electorate(s) Cottesloe
Federal Division(s) Fremantle
Suburbs around North Fremantle:
Mosman Park Mosman Park
Indian Ocean North Fremantle East Fremantle
Fremantle East Fremantle
Leighton, Western Australia
The old Leighton Marshalling Yards and Leighton Station.

North Fremantle is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. Its postcode is 6159.

North Fremantle is situated on a peninsula, with the Indian Ocean bounding the west side and the Swan River the east side. On the north side it is separated from the suburb of Mosman Park by McCabe Street. North Fremantle has one train station located on Stirling Highway. It provides train services into Fremantle and Perth City. Various bus stations can be found in North Fremantle providing access to outer Perth suburbs.

Marshalling yard

The suburb was once the site of Western Australian Government Railways Leighton Marshalling Yards, which linked the North Fremantle industrial area and North Quay.

The area is now being redveloped by the state government.

The Swan river on the border of North Fremantle, holds great significance to the Aboriginal community who call the river “Derbal Yaragan”.

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