East Cannington is an established suburb southeast of Perth. Home to approximately 4,300 people, East Cannington’s most substantial development period occurred during the 1960s and 1970s. More recently, East Cannington has ranked as a top growth suburb within the Perth metropolitan area following significant expansion between 2006 and 2011.
Life in East Cannington
Parks and reserves characterise the sections of the East Cannington landscape not used for housing purposes with minimal commercial activity in the area. While predominantly the suburb relies on facilities in surrounding neighbourhoods, there is a small shopping centre within the East Cannington precinct that takes care of immediate grocery and amenity requirements.
East Cannington Facts
Distance to Perth (km): 14
Local Government: Canning
Local Schools: Gibbs Street Primary School
Nearby Schools: St Joseph’s School (Queens Park) , St Norbert College (Queens Park)
Nearby Shops: East Cannington Square, Westfield Carousel
Train Stations: Beckenham or Cannington
Bus Services: Bus service to Beckenham Train Station