Your Southern Suburbs

Welcome to your community noticeboard for the southern suburbs!

Here you’ll find everything that’s happening within the cities of Gosnells, Armadale, Cockburn, Kwinana and Canning – we’re talking markets, kids’ activities, community events and workshops, plus local places to eat, drink and shop.

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Featured Events

Act-Belong-Commit Rock Symphony

2-Dec-2017 -
​Get ready for the biggest and loudest event Kwinana has ever seen. The Act-Belong-Commit Rock Symphony is your favourite rock and pop legends like you’ve never experienced them before – performed by the fully-fledged, 55-piece Perth Symphony Orchestra.

Ahoy! You're invited to the Shipwreck Park Launch Party!

3-Dec-2017 -
Get your sailor hats ready because we're dropping the anchor on Sienna Wood's Shipwreck Park, launching this December! Immerse yourself in an island vibe as we bring you giveaways galore, games for the kids and much more nautical nonsense!

Curtin University Nature Play Day

9-Dec-2017 -
Nature Play WA and Curtin University are excited to announce the launch of the Curtin Nature Trail.

Perth Makers Market

17-Dec-2017 -
Perth Maker’s Market is back bigger and better than ever now with 180 stalls. The market will be held at the historic Heathcote Cultural Precinct in Applecross on December 17th 2017.

Jumpy by April de Angelis

Date: 17-Nov-2017 - 02-Dec-2017 Time: 8pm-10.30pm
Location: Melville Theatre,Cnr Stock Rd & Canning Hwy,Palmyra,WA,6157
More Details: Jumpy by April de Angelis

Debra Scidone Art Sudio and Garden Open Day

Date: 26-Nov-2017 - Time: 10am - 4pm
Location: Debra Scidone Art Studio,2 Surrey Rd,Wilson,WA,6107
More Details: Debra Scidone Art Sudio and Garden Open Day

Leeming Primary School Carnival Capers Fete

Date: 26-Nov-2017 - Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: Leeming Primary School,10 Meharry Road,Leeming,WA,6149
More Details: Leeming Primary School Carnival Capers Fete

Loy Krathong Festival Perth 2017 (Full Moon Festival)

Date: 26-Nov-2017 - Time: 2 - 6 pm
Location: Civic Centre Park, City of Canning,Albany Highway,Cannington,WA,
More Details: Loy Krathong Festival Perth 2017 (Full Moon Festival)

Port Coogee Festival of Lights

Date: 1-Dec-2017 - Time: 5pm - 9pm
Location: Omeo Park ,Socrates Parade,North Coogee,WA,6163
More Details: Port Coogee Festival of Lights

CANNING CITY BRASS presents Christmas at the Kent Street Weir

Date: 2-Dec-2017 - Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Location: Kent Street Weir,Kent St,Wilson,WA,
More Details: CANNING CITY BRASS presents Christmas at the Kent Street Weir

Local Businesses

Eats in your area

Cafe Royale

Cafe Royale

19 Junction Boulevard,Cockburn Central

If you have been longing for a sophisticated Tapas + Wine Bar in the heart of Cockburn Central then you will be delighted to discover the launch of Café Royal.

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Drinks in your area

Bad Apples Bar

Bad Apples Bar

6 / 16 Riseley Street,,Ardross

Bad Apples Bar is a restaurant, bar and coffee roastery located on a lively corner site in Ardross Western Australia. With a VIP Lounge area, a High Bar to cheer your team on, Coffee Lounge or Peaceful Alfresco we have options to suit any of your needs.

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Fun in your area

Adventure World

Adventure World

351 Progress Dr,Bibra Lake

The Theme Park includes world-class attractions such as roller coaster “Abyss”, Kraken, the longest, tallest and steepest Funnel water slide on the planet to name a few of the 25 attractions.

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Shopping in your area

Village Markets at Wellard

Village Markets at Wellard

The Strand,Wellard

Markets are on monthly, second Sunday.

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Photo Gallery
Local Food Trucks Stops

Deep Water Point Food Trucks

7 days a week with coffee from 6:30am
Bringing a wonderful slice of Perth alive with some amazing food trucks, ice-cream and coffee. Bring an picnic rug enjoy the view and fantastic selection.


Friday 4pm - 8pm
The TGIF is Perth's only yearly Hawkers Market. Each year and in the winter, we rumble in the laneway at 852 Albany Highway (between the IGA and TenTen Kitchen) from April to Halloween. Then we move to the John Macmillan Park in the summer from Halloween to April.