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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)


The City of Canning is located in the south-eastern suburbs of Perth. The City of Canning encompasses a total land area of about 65 square kilometres, and features significant river foreshore areas and parklands. Canning is a growing residential area, with some industrial and commercial land use.

Key employment sectors include manufacturing, retail and health. The main industrial areas are located in Bentley, Canning Vale, St James, Welshpool and Willetton (north). Major retail centres include Southlands, Stockland Riverton, Westfield Carousel and Market City, with a number of other significant centres (East Cannington Square, Livingston Marketplace, Lynwood Village, Parkwood Square, Riverdrive Village, Rossmoyne Village, Shelley Hub and The Bentley Centre).

Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

NOTE: The land use shown in the map is derived from ABS Mesh Block categories. Mesh Blocks broadly identify land use and are not designed to provide definitive land use. It is purely an indicator of the main planned land use for a Mesh Blocks. For more information please refer to ABS Mesh Block categories.

Transportation Networks

  • Albany Highway
  • Leach Highway
  • Roe Highway
  • Armadale railway line
  • Thornlie railway line


  • Perth GPO 10km
  • Perth Airport 12km
  • Port of Fremantle 15km

Major Industrial Precincts

  • Bentley (east of Albany Hwy)
  • Canning Vale (north)
  • St James (east of Albany Hwy)
  • Welshpool
  • Willetton (north)