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

Point Walter Concert

4-Mar-2018 -
​Proudly supported by Lotterywest, once again the Point Walter foreshore comes alive with live music, children’s entertainment, and a grand fireworks finale to celebrate 50 year as a city.

Act-Belong-Commit Live at the Amphitheatre

10-Mar-2018 -
A BRAND NEW event for the City, showcasing our premier amphitheatre venue and welcome one and all to enjoy music.

Corymbia Multicultural Festival

10-Mar-2018 -
This is your chance to explore the world in a day with multicultural food, live music and cultural dances! There will be amusement rides and special activities for the kids.

Glow Wheels Parade

10-Mar-2018 -
Light up your bike and dress in your best glow in the dark accessories, before heading out for a leisurely parade ride around Mills Park. There are prizes for best bike decorations and outfit, give-aways and illuminous fun!

Small Space, Big Harvest: An Intro to Urban Permaculture

10-Mar-2018 - 11-Mar-2018
​Join us as we explore ways you can use permaculture design thinking to maximise productivity in your house and backyard systems.

Venus in Fur

Date: 16-Feb-2018 - 03-Mar-2018 Time: 8pm-10.30pm Price: $15-$20
Location: Melville Theatre,Cnr Stock Rd & Canning Hwy,Palmyra,WA,6157
More Details: Venus in Fur

Meet the Author - Sanja Tesic

Date: 28-Feb-2018 - Time: 9.30am - 11.30am Price: $4.00
Location: Willagee Community Centre,Cnr Archibald & Winnacott Street,Willagee,WA,6156
More Details: Meet the Author - Sanja Tesic


Date: 1-Mar-2018 - Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Price: $65
Location: Gary Holland Community Centre,19 Kent Street,Rockingham,WA,6168
More Details: PSYCHIC MEDIUM Dennis Stojkovic - ROCKINGHAM

Rock of Ages

Date: 2-Mar-2018 - 17-Mar-2018 Time: 8pm-10.30pm Price: 25
Location: Koorliny Arts Centre,Sulphur Road,Kwinana,WA,6167
More Details: Rock of Ages

Food and Lifestyle Inspiration Workshop

Date: 3-Mar-2018 - Time: 3pm - 7pm Price: 80
Location: ,,Jandakot,WA,6164
More Details: Food and Lifestyle Inspiration Workshop

Robin Hood: The Truth Behind the Green Tights

Date: 9-Mar-2018 - 17-Mar-2018 Time: 8pm-10.15pm Price:
Location: Roleystone Theatre,587 Brookton Highway,Roleystone,WA,6111
More Details: Robin Hood: The Truth Behind the Green Tights

Local Blogs
Perth Happenings

The Vic Park Farmers Market – Your New Local Market

With the lilting sounds of an acoustic guitar and the murmur of people chatting in the background, the smell of fresh bread and even fresher coffee wafting on the breeze, the Vic Park Farmer’s Market is definitely the place to be every Sunday morning. Read More..

Perth Happenings

​The Queen’s Baton Relay 2018 – The WA Edition!

We love any chance to show our colours. So it’s no surprise than when Queensland was named the home for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, we got excited! Read More..

Perth Happenings

Top 10 Australia Day Events 2018

This year Australia Day falls on a Friday and naturally we Aussies have taken it upon ourselves to make it the most epic of all long weekends. Now of course you’re going to need to know what’s happening so you can plan it out! So here are my Top 10 picks this Australia Day! Read More..

Perth Happenings

Top ways to celebrate Op Shop Week

​Op shopping. It’s either something you love or you hate. We all have that friend that always finds amaaaaazing pieces that look like they cost a mint, until you find out that she found it for $2.50 at the bottom of an op shop bargain bin. Read More..

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. In the summer we are at John Macmillan Park in the summer from Halloween to April.