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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.

Cockburn Soundings

Since February 1991 the City of Cockburn has been keeping residents up to date with their Cockburn Soundings magazine, now available to search online.

Browse the archive

Hamilton Hill Memorial Hall

The Hamilton Hill Memorial Hall was built by determined locals to commemorate the soldiers and nurses who left the district in 1914, some never to return.

More about the Memorial Hall



City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

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

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaditj boodjar kep wer kaadidjiny kalyakool yoodaniny, wer koora wer yeyi ngalak Birdiya koota-djinanginy.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.