Name the Suburb Competition

Thank you, City of Kalamunda residents, for sharing your name ideas these with us!

Successful entries have been short-listed and we want to know which is your favourite. View the short-list of names and to cast your vote via the survey below!

Voting closing 24 May 2019

Background

The area bound by Berkshire Road, Roe Highway and Poison Gully Creek in Forrestfield / High Wycombe (currently referred to as the Forrestfield North District Structure Plan precinct) is undergoing major changes, bringing growth and new opportunities to the area. With this new lease of life, the City is seeking to establish a new name for the locality and is asking for your help.

October 2018: Public were asked for suggestions to help name the precinct. To be considered, the suggested name needed to comply with the requirements in Policies and Standards for Geographical Naming in Western Australia. Information and any supporting documents detailing why the suggested name is appropriate was also provided with submissions. Entries closed 17 October 2018.

Thank you, City of Kalamunda residents, for sharing your name ideas these with us!

Successful entries have been short-listed and we want to know which is your favourite. View the short-list of names and to cast your vote via the survey below!

Voting closing 24 May 2019

Background

The area bound by Berkshire Road, Roe Highway and Poison Gully Creek in Forrestfield / High Wycombe (currently referred to as the Forrestfield North District Structure Plan precinct) is undergoing major changes, bringing growth and new opportunities to the area. With this new lease of life, the City is seeking to establish a new name for the locality and is asking for your help.

October 2018: Public were asked for suggestions to help name the precinct. To be considered, the suggested name needed to comply with the requirements in Policies and Standards for Geographical Naming in Western Australia. Information and any supporting documents detailing why the suggested name is appropriate was also provided with submissions. Entries closed 17 October 2018.

Vote for your favourite name!

Successful entries have been short-listed and we want to know which is your favourite! View the short-list below and cast your vote by completing this survey.

Survey closes 24 May 2019.

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Katadjen

Explanation for nomination: Noongar words meaning hill (Kata) and foot (djen), in recognition of the area’s location at the base of the escarpment. Katadjen may also be associated with Kaartdijin, which is the Noongar word for knowledge and the knowledge system.

Koorliny

Explanation for nomination: Karla Kurliny/Kala Koorliny is the Noongar term for movement as in coming or going home, in recognition of the area’s location as a travel hub, bordered by a major highway, grain railway, and the new Forrestfield Station.

Munday

Explanation for nomination: Munday was a Noongar leader who led the Beeloo people in 1929 and whom the nearby Munday Swamp is named after. Munday was one of the most important and successful negotiators for Perth’s Wajuk community.

Quenda Grove

Explanation for nomination: Quenda is the Noongar word for bandicoot, the native fauna that inhabit the area. Quendas are found abundantly through the Perth Hills region.

Smokebush

Explanation for nomination: Smokebush is a rare flora found throughout the area, as declared under the Western Australian Wildlife Conservation Act 1950. The Forrestfield North District Structure Plan focuses on retaining and protecting areas containing Smokebush.

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