Shire of Mundaring is located on the eastern fringe of Perth. The Shire is predominately rural, with large areas of National Park. The bulk of the population lives on the suburban fringe of Perth as well as in the numerous townships located predominately in the west of the Shire.
Suburbs and Localities
Bailup, Beechina, Bellevue, Boya, Chidlow, Darlington, Glen Forest, Gorrie, Greenmount, Helena Valley, Hovea, Mahogany Creek, Malmalling, Midvale, Mt Helena, Mundaring, Parkerville, Sawyers Valley, Stoneville, Swan View (part of), The Lakes and Wooroloo.
Significant Local Events
Mundaring Truffle Festival, Trek the Trail, Darlington Arts Festival, Swan View and Districts Arts and Agricultural Show, Chidlow Show, Annual Summer Concerts of Mundaring Weir Hotel, Hills Peace Festival, Shire Art Acquisition Exhibition, Environmental Arts Award and Mine Own Executioner Self Portrait Exhibition.
Ordinary Council Meeting
Meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month
John Forrest National Park, Lake Leschenaultia, Mundaring Weir, Railway Reserves Heritage Trail, wineries and restaurants, Mundaring Community Sculpture Park, Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail, Kep Track and Munda Biddi Trail.
Light industry, trade centres, fruit and nut growing, prison farms, conservation and land management, poultry and stud farms, grazing, cottage industries, tourism, wine growing, art and crafts, and aquaculture.
Estimated Population 2012 38,108
Gross Regional Product $1,500,386
Major Industries Manufacturing, Construction
No of jobs in Shire 7026
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