City of Canning

Organisation: City of Canning
Phone: (08) 9231 0606
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The City of Canning is a local government area in the southeastern suburbs of the Western Australian capital city of Perth, about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of Perth's central business district. The City covers an area of 64.8 square kilometres (25.0 sq mi) and has a population of 85,514 as at the 2011 census. The City of Canning is located in Perth's south-eastern suburbs, about 10 kilometres from the Perth CBD and covers a total of 65 square kilometres. The original inhabitants of the Canning area were the Beeloo Nyungar Aboriginal people. Later, from 1829, European settlement in the area was based around farming, market gardening and timber milling. Now, the City consists of a diverse and multicultural population. Learn more about our history and more about your suburb.

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