Perth, Western Australia
Kwinana Adventure Park, located at Calista
|Population||1,937 (2011 census)|
|• Density||842/km2 (2,180/sq mi)|
|Area||2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Kwinana|
Calista is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana.
Calista is one of the Kwinana suburbs named after a ship. Calista was one of the first ships to bring settlers to the Swan River Colony. She arrived with 73 passengers on 5 August 1829 under the command of Captain S. Hawkins. Two of the most notable passengers on the ship were Lionel and William Samson.
The City of Kwinana is a local government area of Western Australia. It covers an area of approximately 118 square kilometres in metropolitan Perth, and lies about 38 km south of Perth central business district, via the Kwinana Freeway. Kwinana maintains 287 km of roads and had a population of almost 39,000 as at the 2016 Census.
Parmelia is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Kwinana.
Koolyanobbing is located 54 km (34 mi) north-northeast of the town of Southern Cross, Western Australia. A subsidiary of Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, Ohio mines Iron ore here. The ore is railed to the port at Esperance for export. Current operations commenced in 1993. The current owner and operator of the lease is Mineral Resources Limited (MRL) who took over from Cliffs Natural Resources in July 2018. MRL currently mine the ore and transport it to the port of Esperance
Welshpool is an inner southeastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located mostly within the City of Canning and partially within the Town of Victoria Park.
Casuarina is a suburb of Perth within the City of Kwinana.
Kwinana Beach is an outer southwestern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana. It is one of the traditional industrial suburbs in the Perth metropolitan region.
Leda is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia within the City of Kwinana. Leda is one of the five main suburbs of Kwinana.
Medina is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana. It lies 32 km south of central Perth.
Orelia is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana.
Wellard is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana.
Henderson is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Cockburn.
Kwinana station is a railway station on the Transperth network. It is located on the Mandurah line, 32.9 kilometres from Perth station serving the suburb of The Spectacles.
Thomas Road is a major west-east road in the far southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, connecting Rockingham Road in Kwinana's industrial area with Kwinana's urban area, before bridging Perth's agricultural fringe to meet the South Western Highway in Byford, just south of Armadale. Thomas Road was the terminus of the Kwinana Freeway from 1993 until 2002, and presently serves as the terminus of Tonkin Highway after its extension beyond Albany Highway in 2003.
Patterson Road is a major road between Kwinana and Rockingham and is part of Australia's National Route 1 for part of its length. The first part goes through Kwinana's heavy industrial area. After the Ennis Avenue turnoff which takes Highway 1 with it, Patterson Road becomes State Route 18 and goes through the Rockingham Beach area until it turns into Railway Terrace one block from the ocean at Mangles Bay, which is part of the Indian Ocean.
Gilmore Avenue is a main road and suburban distributor in Kwinana south of Perth, and runs through or alongside the suburbs of Medina, Orelia, Calista and Leda, linking them to the Kwinana Freeway via Thomas Road and also to Kwinana Hub Shopping Centre.
Peter Carnley Anglican Community School is a private co-educational school located in Perth, Western Australia in the suburb of Wellard. It is located on 9 hectares of land adjacent to public open space of almost 6 hectares and an agreement exists that allows for the school to access the City of Kwinana's sporting facilities.
Kwinana is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.
Gilmore College is an independent public co-educational high day school, located in Orelia, an outer south-western suburb ofin Western Australia, Sited approximately 32 kilometres (20 mi) from the Perth CBD, the school is located on Dargin Place. Formerly known as Kwinana Senior High School, and originally was called Medina Junior High School, the name Gilmore College was adopted in 2006.
Rockingham is a city and primary centre in Western Australia south-west of the Perth city centre and south of Fremantle. It has a beachside location at Mangles Bay, the southern extremity of Cockburn Sound. To its north stretches the maritime and resource-industry installations of Kwinana and Henderson. Offshore to the north-west is Australia's largest naval fleet and submarine base, Garden Island, connected to the mainland by an all-weather causeway. To the west and south lies the Shoalwater Islands Marine Park.
SS Kwinana was an Australian ocean-going cargo and passenger steamship. She was built in England in 1892 as the cargo ship SS Darius. In 1912 she changed owners, was refitted as a cargo and passenger ship and renamed Kwinana.
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