About the Warnbro Electorate



Warnbro Electorate

Area (sq km): 93
Number of Electors: 30,904

Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission.

Origin of the Name:
The suburb of Warnbro derives its name from Warnbro Sound, the bay on the shores of which the suburb is located. Warnbro Sound was surveyed by Surveyor General J S Roe in 1837, and in 1838 he recorded the name, but it is not known why the name was chosen.

Source: Western Australia. Department of Land Administration. Names and Places.

Suburbs and Towns within the Electorate:
Baldivis *; Golden Bay; Karnup; Port Kennedy; Secret Harbour; Singleton; Waikiki *; Warnbro

* = Suburb/Town split between more than one Electorate.
Source: Western Australian Electoral Commission.

Legislative Council Region:
South Metropolitan

Local Governments within the Electorate:
City of RockinghamStatistical Profile of City of Rockingham

Government: Comet Bay College; Comet Bay Primary School; Endeavour Education Support Centre; Endeavour Primary School; Golden Bay Primary School; Koorana Education Support Centre; Koorana Primary School; Peel Language Development School; Port Kennedy Primary School; Rockingham Lakes Primary School; Secret Harbour Primary School; Singleton Primary School; Warnbro Community High School; Warnbro Community High School Education Support Centre; Warnbro Primary School.

Other: Living Waters Lutheran College; St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School, Rockingham Montessori School (Port Kennedy)

Local Newspapers:

  • Sound Telegraph