Our featured suburb for the month of February is Wellard.
Are you thinking about renting in the area? Here are some quick facts –
- The suburb is 37km from the Perth CBD
- It is located within the town of Kwinana
- It takes about half an hour to get from Wellard to Perth by train.
- The suburb was named after an early settler, John Wellard, who in 1860 owned Serpentine Farm about 7.5 km southeast of the suburb.
- In 2009 the ABS reported the most common responses for employed persons usually resident in Wellard were Technicians and Trades Workers 24.1%, Clerical and Administrative Workers 16.1%, Professionals 13.9%, Managers 10.9% and Labourers 9.5%.
- There are two schools in the suburb – Peter Carnley Anglican Community School and The King’s College (formerly El Shaddai CS). There are also several established schools in the surrounding suburbs.
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