City of Bayswater

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City of Bayswater
Western Australia
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Population66,050 (2016 census) [1]
 • Density1,909.0/km2 (4,944/sq mi)
Established1897
Area34.6 km2 (13.4 sq mi)
MayorDan Bull
Council seat Morley
Region Eastern Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s) Maylands, Bassendean, Morley
Federal Division(s) Division of Perth
Logo of the City of Bayswater.svg
Website City of Bayswater
LGAs around City of Bayswater:
Stirling Swan Swan
Stirling City of Bayswater Bassendean
Vincent Victoria Park Belmont
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City of Bayswater Civic Centre

The City of Bayswater is a local government area in the Western Australian capital city of Perth, about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Perth's central business district. The City covers an area of 34.6 square kilometres (13.4 sq mi) and has a population of 65,050 as at the 2016 Census. The City of Bayswater is a member of the Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council.

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History

The Bayswater Road District was created on 5 March 1897. At first, meetings were held in Halliday House, the home of inaugural chairman Thomas Halliday. [2] On 1 July 1961, it became a shire following the enactment of the Local Government Act 1960. On 29 October 1983 it attained city status. [3] [4] In 1998 the suburb of Maylands was transferred into the City of Bayswater from the City of Stirling. The portion of the suburb of Noranda north of Widgee Road was transferred to the City of Bayswater from the City of Swan on 1 July 2016. [5]

Chairmen

Mayors

The City of Bayswater's logo features an olive tree, which has history relating to Bayswater. In the 1840s, an olive tree was planted on Slade Street. The tree is still standing today, and it is the earliest sign of European occupation in the area. [11] [12]

Services

The City of Bayswater had three libraries. They are in Maylands, Bayswater and Morley. The City also owns The RISE, Bayswater Waves, Maylands Waterland and Morley Sport and Recreation Centre.

Wards

The City is divided into 4 wards. The mayor and deputy mayor are each elected from among the councillors.

Current Mayor: Dan Bull (Oct 2017–present). Current Deputy Mayor: Filomena Piffaretti (Oct 2019–present)

Suburbs

* indicates suburb partially located within City

Population

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1911 1,790    
1921 2,392+2.94%
1933 4,138+4.67%
1947 6,453+3.22%
1954 14,555+12.32%
1961 19,296+4.11%
1966 26,112+6.24%
1971 34,261+5.58%
1976 38,302+2.25%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1981 38,526+0.12%
1986 41,331+1.42%
1991 43,810+1.17%
1996 43,573−0.11%
2001 54,008+4.39%
2006 55,801+0.66%
2011 61,262+1.88%
2016 64,677+1.09%

Heritage listed places

As of 2021, 359 places are heritage-listed in the City of Bayswater, [13] of which 24 are on the State Register of Heritage Places, among them Tranby House, the Albany Bell Castle and the Garratt Road Bridge. [14]

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Coordinates: 31°53′13″S115°54′25″E / 31.887°S 115.907°E / -31.887; 115.907