Naval Base, Western Australia


Naval Base is a heavy industry suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Kwinana. It is named after the proposed and partially built Henderson Naval Base.[3]

Naval Base
PerthWestern Australia
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Bulk carrier at Alcoa Jetty, Naval Base
Coordinates32°11′46″S 115°46′52″E / 32.196°S 115.781°E / -32.196; 115.781Coordinates: 32°11′46″S 115°46′52″E / 32.196°S 115.781°E / -32.196; 115.781
Population21 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density4.2/km2 (10.9/sq mi)
Area5 km2 (1.9 sq mi)[2]
LGA(s)City of Kwinana
State electorate(s)Kwinana
Federal division(s)Brand
Suburbs around Naval Base:
Henderson Wattleup
Naval Base Hope Valley
Kwinana Beach Kwinana Beach

The Naval Base campus of South Metropolitan TAFE houses the Western Australian Defence Industry Workforce Office and the Naval Shipbuilding College.[4]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Naval Base (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 30 November 2021.  
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "2016 Community Profiles: Naval Base (State Suburb)". 2016 Census of Population and Housing. Retrieved 30 November 2021.  
  3. ^ "History of metropolitan suburb names – N". Western Australian Land Information Authority. Retrieved 2 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Naval Base campus". Retrieved 25 October 2019.

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