'Diversity' best describes the southeast suburb of Maddington. Located 18 kilometres from Perth, Maddington contains major residential, retail and industrial sectors, as well as some semi-rural areas within its 11 square kilometre land area. Maddington's development began in the 1970s, with population growth occurring in the early 1990s and recently between 2006 and 2011 when new homes were added to the area.
Life in Maddington
Removed from the hectic nature of city living, but retaining the facilities that make city living appealing, Maddington is a suburb spoilt with opportunity. Currently, there are three shopping centres in the area, Centro Maddington, Maddington Square Shopping Centre and Maddington Village Shopping Centre, as well as two community centres, a skate park, oval, parklands and playground. There are numerous primary schools in the area, including Maddington Primary School and East Maddington Primary School, as well as a local high school, Yule Brook College. With an eye to the future, Maddington is currently engaged in transit and town-centre oriented development planning to grow the suburb further into a dynamic urban environment with diverse possibilities.