Ballajura is a mixed-use suburb with residential, industrial and parkland areas. The suburb spans 15 square kilometres and is bound by Hepburn Avenue in the north and east, Reid Highway in the south and Alexander Drive in the west. Ballajura's most significant development began in the late 1970s as the area was subdivided. Its population increased rapidly during the early 1990s as new dwellings were added to the area.
Life in Ballajura
With substantial parkland, reserves and other open spaces to explore, Ballajura offers a relaxed lifestyle with plenty of amenities and recreational features. The Ballajura Central Shopping Centre services the area's immediate commercial requirements and the suburb is also home to an aquatic centre, the Perth Ice Arena, a skate park, Community Centre and a number of ovals. There are also four local primary schools and one local high school.