• Carbunup River

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    Situated about 15 kilometres west southwest of Busselton, this townsite was declared as Carbunup in 1926. It is named after the nearby river of this name, and the name was changed to Carbunup River in 1958. to avoid confusion with Carbarup, a townsite in the Mount Barker region Carbunup is an Aboriginal place name that has been variously said to mean "place of a kindly stream", "place of cormorants" and "place of the stinkwood thicket".

    Life in Carbarup River

    Carbarup River is a small town providing residents with a peaceful lifestyle away from the hustle and bustle. There are a couple of cafes and a... read more

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    Distance to Perth (km) 205
    Postcode 6280
    Local Government Busselton
    Primary schools Vasse Primary School, West Busselton Primary School, Cornerstone Christian College Ltd, Geographe Primary School, Geographe Education Support Centre, St Mary Mackillop College, Dunsborough Primary School, Our Lady Of The Cape Primary School, Yallingup Steiner School, Georgiana Molloy Anglican School
    Secondary schools Cape Naturaliste College, Cornerstone Christian College Ltd, Busselton Senior High School, Geographe Education Support Centre, St Mary Mackillop College, Georgiana Molloy Anglican School, Margaret River Senior High School, South West John Calvin Christian College, Dalyellup College, Bunbury Baptist College

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    2016 Census Summary Carbunup River Regional WA
    Population - usually resident 116 524,167
    Median age of residents (years) 44 39
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 39 176,495
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 14 47,139
    Median weekly household income $1,062 $1,415
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $1,700 $1,700
    Total private dwellings 54 223,635
    Area (sqkm) 28 2,520,230
    * Excludes visitor only households

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    Growth of Nearby Suburbs

    Quindalup 33.6%
    Marybrook 27%
    Vasse 23%

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