Cockburn History

Beginning as a small group of market garden communities with strong ties to Fremantle, Cockburn's rich social, industrial and agricultural heritage can still be felt today.

Chinese migration into Cockburn, 1900s

Discriminatory policies meant Chinese market gardeners at Jandakot and Bibra Lake were constantly required to prove their right to be in Australia.

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Jandakot Hotel, 1902

Built in 1902 by local market gardeners to serve an isolated population, the Jandakot Hotel had a tangled collection of landlords and characters.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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