Postcode: 6028  |  Distance to CBD: 30km

 

Currambine was approved as a suburb name in 1980. The name was chosen by the City of Wanneroo in 1979 from a book on Aboriginal Place Names by A.W. Reed. It is an Aboriginal word from New South Wales meaning 'heaps of rocks'.

History
Currambine was approved as a suburb name in 1980. The name was chosen by the City of Wanneroo in 1979 from a book on Aboriginal Place Names by A.W. Reed. It is an Aboriginal word from New South Wales meaning "heaps of rocks".

Currambine is a northern suburb of Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, and is located 30 km north of Perth's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Joondalup. It contains the Currambine Market Place shopping centre and cinema complex.


Geography
Currambine is bounded by Burns Beach Road to the north, Marmion Avenue to the west, Shenton Avenue to the south and Mitchell Freeway to the west. Moore Drive (east-west) and Connolly Drive (north-south) bisect the suburb. At the ABS 2006 census, Currambine had a population of 6,655 people living in 2,237 dwellings.

 

The ABS reported that Currambine's workforce, like many northern coastal suburbs, was divided almost evenly between the three major occupation types - clerical and service workers; professionals and managers; and tradespersons and labourers.


Facilities
Currambine is a residential suburb, and is served by the Currambine Market Place shopping centre at its southwestern corner, which also includes a cinema. The southeastern part of the suburb contains 5 holes of the 27-hole Joondalup Golf Course, part of the Joondalup Resort complex based in neighbouring Connolly. The suburb also contains two primary schools, one public (1997) and one private (Currambine Catholic Primary School), and the suburb is within Ocean Reef Senior High School's catchment area.


Get Active

Want to take a walk around our beautiful area, download the City of Joondalup Walking Maps.

 

 

Local Schools

Currambine P.S.

Currambine Catholic P.S.

 

 

Other Nearby Schools

Prendiville Catholic College (Ocean Reef)

St Simon Peter Catholic Primary School (Ocean Reef)

Lake Joondalup Baptist Primary School (Joondalup)

Lake Joondalup Baptist College (Joondalup)

 

 

Shops

Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre

Currambine Market Place

 

 

Transport

Bus service to Currambine Train Station

Currambine is served by the 470, 471 and 472 Transperth bus routes from Joondalup, operated by Path Transit.

 

 

Train Stations

Currambine

 

 

 

 

 

 

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