Caversham, Western Australia

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Caversham
Perth, Western Australia,  Western Australia
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The Riverbank Estate Winery at Caversham in 2021
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Caversham
Location in metropolitan Perth
Coordinates 31°52′30″S115°58′30″E / 31.875°S 115.975°E / -31.875; 115.975 Coordinates: 31°52′30″S115°58′30″E / 31.875°S 115.975°E / -31.875; 115.975
Population5,290 (2016 census) [1]
Postcode(s) 6055
LGA(s) City of Swan
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s) Hasluck
Suburbs around Caversham:
Beechboro Brabham Middle Swan
Lockridge Caversham Viveash
Eden Hill Guildford Woodbridge

Caversham is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Swan.

It contains many wineries as part of the Swan Valley wine region. [2] It is the location of brick and tile manufacturers. [3] [4] It has long been associated with agricultural pursuits and in the 1920s had a show. [5]

It has also had child welfare properties such as Riverbank. [6]

It also was the location of the Caversham Wildlife Park, which has since moved into Whiteman Park.

It was the location of a war-time airstrip, the Caversham Airfield, which was later utilised as a motor-raceway. [7]

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References

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Caversham (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 January 2018. OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  2. Devitt, A. C; Elliott, J. F. (John Fenwick), 1948-; Western Australia. Viticulture Section; Swan Valley Policy Local Advisory Group (W.A.) (1987), Marketing of Western Australian wines : proceedings of a seminar held at Mulberry Farm, Caversham, Western Australia, July 30, 1987, Western Australian Dept. of Agriculture, retrieved 19 April 2018CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. Master Builders' Federation of Australia (24 August 1953), "New Tile Works In Western Australia H. L. BRISBANE & WUNDERLICH LTD. (24 August 1953)", Building, lighting and engineering, Building Pub ((August 24, 1953)): 42, retrieved 15 February 2021
  4. "CHAIRMAN'S CERTIFICATE OF EXTRAORDINARY RESOLUTION FOR ACCEPTANCE OF COMPOSITION OR SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT OR FOR CONFIRMATION". Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (35). 30 April 1931. p. 730. Retrieved 15 February 2021 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Caversham Show". The West Australian . XLV (8, 512). Western Australia. 1 October 1929. p. 5. Retrieved 19 April 2018 via National Library of Australia.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. Western Australia. Child Welfare Dept (1960), Riverbank : Hamersley Road, Caversham, Western Australia, The Dept, retrieved 19 April 2018CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Goodall, Leith, 1903-1978; Southern Cross Films (1947), Airstrip Caversham : (Speedway) : 14 March 1947, Southern Cross Newsreels, retrieved 15 February 2021CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)