• Munster

    • 4,429 POPULATION

    In January 1830 land at Woodman Point was set aside for a townsite to accommodate new settlers. the town was named Clarence and a large lake near its centre, "Lake Munster" (now Lake Coogee). In later years this name was applied more to the area north-west of the lake, while the rest of the area became known for postal purposes as "Woodman Point" and "South Coogee in the 1950s. Munster was officially adopted as a suburb name in 1954.

    In 2019, the City of Cockburn approved a carve-up of Munster, whereby the north-western part of the suburb would become the new suburb of Lake Coogee while another part, in the... read more

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    Distance to Perth (km) 22
    Postcode 6166
    Local Government Cockburn
    Primary schools South Coogee Primary School, St Jerome's Primary School, Coogee Primary School, Newton Primary School, Spearwood Alternative School, Beeliar Primary School, Yangebup Primary School, Spearwood Primary School, Divine Mercy College, Mater Christi Catholic Primary School
    Secondary schools Divine Mercy College, Emmanuel Catholic College, Havenport Msl College, Perth Waldorf School, Fremantle Christian College, Port School, Lakeland Senior High School, Seton Catholic College, North Lake Senior Campus, Hammond Park Secondary College
    Shops Spearwood Shopping Centre
    Train stations Cockburn Central
    Bus services Bus service to Cockburn Central Station

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    2016 Census Summary Munster Perth
    Population - usually resident 4,429 1,943,858
    Median age of residents (years) 37 36
    Average household size (persons) 3.00 3.00
    Number of occupied dwellings * 1,524 690,280
    Number of unoccupied dwellings 148 85,730
    Median weekly household income $1,892 $1,643
    Median monthly mortgage repayment $2,167 $2,000
    Total private dwellings 1,668 776,015
    Area (sqkm) 10 6,416
    * Excludes visitor only households

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