Shelley
PerthWestern Australia
Coordinates32°01′47″S 115°53′12″E / 32.0297125°S 115.8866113°E / -32.0297125; 115.8866113Coordinates: 32°01′47″S 115°53′12″E / 32.0297125°S 115.8866113°E / -32.0297125; 115.8866113
Population4,523 (2016 census)[1]
Postcode(s)6148
Location14 km (9 mi) from Perth
LGA(s)City of Canning
State electorate(s)Riverton
Federal division(s)Tangney
Suburbs around Shelley:
Salter Point Waterford Wilson
Rossmoyne Shelley Wilson
Bull Creek Willetton Riverton

Shelley is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Canning.

History

The suburb was part of Riverton until the mid-1960s; its name is believed to refer to shells found in the area on the shores of the Canning River.[2]

Boundary

The suburb's northern foreshore is bound by Riverton Drive North. In the east, the borders starts from Riverton Drive East, Barbican Street East, Tudor avenue South, Tribute Street, Modillion Avenue, Corinthian Road East.

A stretch of Leach Highway forms the south western border of the suburb until it goes up to Fifth Avenue and zig zags up back to Riverton Drive North.

Education

Shelley has one primary school located within its borders, Shelley Primary School which is off Monota Avenue. Shelley is located within the Rossmoyne Senior High School zone and is close to Curtin University.

Shopping

Shelley contains a neighbourhood shopping centre called Shelley Hub that comprises a Post office and Newsagent, SK Cafe and Indian Restaurant, Shelley Fish n' Chips, Celebrations Liquor, Wizard Pharmacy, Shelley Dental, Phill Bean Korean Restaurant, Kevin Baruffi & Associates, Shelley Chinese, Shelley Podiatrist, Shelley Hairdressers and Shelley Beauty Salon. Shelley Hub is around 200 metres (660 ft) west of Southlands Medical Services.

Transport

Shelley residents have access to major bus routes. Off Leach Highway the 998 and 999 CircleRoute buses travel to Fremantle and to Curtin University in the opposite direction respectively. Another bus service which Shelley residents have access to is the 170, which travels from Bull Creek Station to Elizabeth Quay Bus Station.

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Shelley (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 24 March 2020. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "History of metropolitan suburb names – S". Western Australian Land Information Authority. Retrieved 24 March 2020.

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