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Camillo is a southeastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Its local government area is the City of Armadale and it was part of Kelmscott until 1978. Camillo (formerly Westfield) is named after the child of Gertrude Seeligson, an early property owner.

Life in Camillo

Major features of the area include Champion Lakes Recreational Park, Wright Lake, Eva & Bill Moore Reserve, Grovelands Drive Reserve, Kuhl Park, Palomino Reserve, Redtingle Reserve, Troon Reserve, Westfield Heron Reserve, Westfield Reserve, Harold King Community Centre and a number of primary schools.

Camillo Facts

Distance to Perth(km): 23
Postcode: 6111
Local Government: Armadale
Local Schools: Grovelands Primary, Westfield Park Primary School
Nearby Schools: Kelmscott Senior High School, John Wollaston Anglican Community School
Nearby Shops: Stargate Shopping Centre (Kelmscott)
Train Stations: Kelmscott
Bus Services: Local bus service



Bedfordale is a semi-rural suburb in the south-east of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Armadale and is located approximately 30km from Perth in the Darling Range. It was first named as a townsite in 1905. The area is named after Admiral Sir Frederick Denham Bedford (1838-1913), Governor of Western Australia from 24 March 1903 to 22 April 1909. Governor Bedford chose some of the older street names to commemorate several famous Admirals.

Life in Bedfordale

Situated high in the hills Bedfordale is a beautiful and tranquil suburb. Some of the popular local attractions include Churchman Brook Dam, Wungong Dam and the Elizabethan Pub. Armadale Shopping City is a major fixture of Bedfordale with everything from extensive retail shops, restaurants, cafes and cinema available.

Bedfordale FACTS

Distance to Perth(km) : 30
Postcode : 6112
Local Government : Armadale
Local Schools : Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School (Kelmscott) , Xavier Catholic School (Brookdale)
Nearby Schools : Good Shepherd Catholic Primary School (Kelmscott) , Xavier Catholic School (Brookdale)
Nearby Shops : Armadale Shopping City, Armadale Plaza
Train Stations : No train service
Bus Services : No train service
(Source : REIWA )


Bordered by major roads like Albany Highway, the Kenwick Link and Roe Highway, the suburb of Beckenham has undergone significant urbanisation in recent years. Part of the City of Gosnells and just 13 kilometres from Perth, Beckenham enjoys access to recreational facilities, parks and playgrounds, providing an attractive lifestyle for people who crave suburban life in an urban environment.

Life in Beckenham

Residents will relish walking through the Mills Park Reserve and taking their children to the Mills Park Playground. Other notable features of the suburb include the local school, Beckenham Primary School, and the Beckenham Train Station, which connects to the Armadale line. The centrally located Beckenham Community Centre provides a general space for both regular and casual hire, while the Langford Sporting Complex nearby will satisfy athletic requirements.

Beckenham Facts

Distance to Perth (km): 13
Postcode: 6107
Local Government: Gosnells
Local Schools: Beckenham Primary School
Nearby Schools: St Joseph’s School (Queens Park) , St Norbert College (Queens Park) , St Pius X Catholic School (Manning)
Nearby Shops: East Cannington Square, Westfield Carousel
Train Stations: Beckenham
Bus Services: Local bus service

(Source: REIWA)


A mix of established residential, commercial and industrial areas characterise Armadale. Located 25 kilometres southeast of Perth, Armadale is the growing regional centre of the City of Armadale. Armadale’s most significant growth periods were between the 1960s and the 1970s and then again more recently between 2006 and 2011.

Life in Armadale

A bustling urban centre at the heart of the suburb provides the relaxed community with a host of modern conveniences, such as the West Armadale Shopping Centre, Haynes Shopping Centre, Armadale Arena and Armadale Railway Station. The large suburb of Armadale also boasts scenic parks, undulating hills and picturesque valleys. There are several heritage walks and extensive footpaths. The City takes pride in its cultural heritage and unique community feel. You can choose from a variety of activities from a vigorous walk along one of the many bush trails, a scenic drive through the hills, relaxing at one of the numerous cafes and restaurants, swimming, boating or shopping.

Armadale Facts

Distance to Perth(km) : 25
Postcode : 6112
Local Government : City of Armadale
Local Schools : Armadale PS, Armadale SHS, Armadale Seventh Day Advent PS, Armadale Christian College, Australian Technical College, Challis PS, Dale Christian School, Neerigen Brook PS., Gwynne Park PS
Nearby Schools : Xavier Catholic School (Brookdale), Good Shepherd Catholic P.S. (Kelmscott), John Wollaston Anglican Community School (Camillo)
Nearby Shops : Armadale Shopping City, Armadale Square, West Armadale
Train Stations : Armadale
Bus Services : Bus service to Armadale Train Station
(Source : REIWA )