Belmont is a mixed-use suburb that spans five square kilometres and is located six kilometres east of Perth. Established in 1831, significant growth didn't occur until the 1950s and 1960s and more recently a population increase was experienced between 1991 and 2006, and more significantly still between 2006 and 2011.
Life in Belmont
A suburban lifestyle with local commercial facilities and a major city centre close by means that Belmont residents enjoy the best of both worlds. The Belmont City Centre is a thriving local retail and entertainment sector that includes the Belmont Forum Shopping Centre, restaurants, a tavern and a cinema. Close by is the Belmont Leisure Centre which is a recreational facility with pools, a gym and plenty of sporting options. There are a number of parks and bushland in Belmont, as well as two local schools.