Perth, Western Australia
Leda, seen from Kwinana Lookout
|Population||3,357 (2011 census)|
|• Density||685/km2 (1,774/sq mi)|
|Area||4.9 km2 (1.9 sq mi)|
|LGA(s)||City of Kwinana|
Leda is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia within the City of Kwinana. Leda is one of the five main suburbs of Kwinana.
Leda is one of the Kwinana suburbs named after a ship. The brig Leda brought settlers to the new Swan River Colony in January 1830. The suburb name was approved in 1969.
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.
Bull Creek is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the local government area of City of Melville. The suburb lies to the south of a creek of the same name, which flows into the Canning River.
The Division of Brand is an Australian electoral division in the state of Western Australia. The division was named after Sir David Brand, the longest-serving Premier of Western Australia.
The Kwinana Freeway is a 72-kilometre (45 mi) freeway in and beyond the southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, linking central Perth with Mandurah to the south. It is the central section of State Route 2, which continues north as Mitchell Freeway to Clarkson, and south as Forrest Highway towards Bunbury. A 4-kilometre (2.5 mi) section between Canning and Leach highways is also part of National Route 1. Along its route are interchanges with several major roads, including Roe Highway and Mandjoogoordap Drive. The northern terminus of the Kwinana Freeway is at the Narrows Bridge, which crosses the Swan River, and the southern terminus is at Pinjarra Road, east of Mandurah.
Parmelia is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located in the City of Kwinana.
Thornlie railway station is a railway station on the Transperth network. It is the terminus of the Thornlie spur of the Armadale line, seventeen kilometres (11 mi) from Perth station serving the suburb of Thornlie.
Calista is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana.
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 two traditional industrial suburbs in the Perth metropolitan region.
Kwinana Town Centre is a suburb of the City of Kwinana in the outer southern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia.
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.
Postans is a 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.
The Mount Henry Bridge carries the Kwinana Freeway and Mandurah railway line over the Canning River in Perth, Western Australia, approximately 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) south of the Perth central business district. At 660 metres (2,165.4 ft) long, it is the longest road bridge in Western Australia. It spans the river between the Mount Henry Peninsula and the suburb of Brentwood.
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.
Mandurah Road is the name given to two roads in the cities of Perth and Mandurah, Western Australia, which link together at Stakehill Road, Karnup.
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.
Kwinana is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.
Baldivis is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly of Western Australia. It is located in Perth's southern suburbs, and named after the suburb of Baldivis.
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