PerthWestern Australia
Manning Road, Karawara
Coordinates32°00′31″S 115°52′53″E / 32.0086201°S 115.8812666°E / -32.0086201; 115.8812666 (Karawara)
Population1,842 (SAL 2021)[1]
LGA(s)City of South Perth
State electorate(s)South Perth
Federal division(s)Swan
Suburbs around Karawara:
Como Como Bentley
Manning Karawara Bentley
Manning Waterford Waterford

Karawara is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. In 2016 census, the total population was at 2,061.[2]


Formerly the southern portion of the Collier Pine Plantation, Karawara is an Aboriginal word meaning green. The suburb name was approved in 1973.[3]


Karawara is located 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) south of Perth. The suburb is bounded by the Collier Park Golf Course to the north, Kent Street and Curtin University to the east, Manning Road to the south and the Curtin Primary School (formerly known as Koonawarra Primary School) to the west.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Karawara (Suburb and Locality)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Population Census".
  3. ^ "History of metropolitan suburb names – K". Western Australian Land Information Authority. Archived from the original on 16 March 2022. Retrieved 10 October 2008.