Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia


Nedlands is an inner-western suburb of Perth. It has a diverse mixture of housing with low-cost dwellings provided for students of the neighbouring University of Western Australia and wealthy homes in the southern sector of the suburb. There is also a significant commercial sector along both sides of Stirling Highway.

Life in Nedlands

Home to some of the finest medical facilities in the state, such as one of Perth's major public hospitals Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands has plenty to offer its residents. Recreation facilities are in abundance with tennis courts, sports clubs, parks, ovals, a yacht club and a golf club all available. Other major features of the suburb include the Lions Eye Institute and Hollywood Private Hospital.

  • Nedlands Facts


    Distance to Perth (km) 6
    Postcode 6009
    Local Government Nedlands
    Local Schools College Park Kindergarten, Hollywood P.S., Nedlands P.S., Loreto P.S.
    Nearby Schools St Thomas' Primary School (Claremont) , John XXIII College (Mount Claremont) , Christ Church Grammar School (Claremont) , Scotch College (Swanbourne)
    Shops Claremont Shopping Centre
    Train Stations No train service
    Bus Services Local bus service

    Property Ownership Types

    Nedlands Property Types

    2011 Census Summary Nedlands Perth
    Population - Usually Resident 10,184 1,645,573
    Median Age of Residents (Years) 39 35
    Average Household Size (persons) 2.00 2.55
    Total Households 3,536 604,425
    Number of Occupied Dwellings * 3,911 595,499
    Number of Unoccupied Dwellings 379 57,529
    Median Weekly Household Income $2,342 $1,481
    Median Monthly Mortgage Repayment $2,783 $2,008
    Median Weekly Rent $429 $327

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