Carlisle is bordered by Orrong Road to the north, Briggs/Planet/Kew streets to the east, Rutland Avenue and the Armadale Rail line to the south, and Roberts Road to the west.
Most of the streets in Carlisle are tree-lined and form the traditional grid formation of the early planning style of Perth.
The suburb is mainly flat with the eastern boundary offering views of the city. The Weston Street/Archer Street intersection is the highest point in the west end of the suburb.
The Perth-Armadale rail line runs through this area and the suburb is serviced by the Carlisle Train Station and the Oats Street Train Station.
There are 4 parks, Fletcher Park, Carlisle Reserve, Parnham Park and Tom Wright Park.
The Archer Street, Cafe, Restaurant and Shopping strip has added some real vibrancy to the suburb and gives the locals the opportunity to enjoy quality dine in or takeaway eateries right at their doorstep.
Rivervale is a predominantly residential area spanning three square kilometres. Established in the 1840s, significant residential development did not occur until the 1950s and 1960s. Today, Rivervale is home to more than 8,400 people following a significant growth between 2006 and 2011.
Right on the doorstep to the CBD and with the Swan River meandering through it, Rivervale’s family-friendly lifestyle is an appealing feature of this inner-city suburb. There are numerous parks and ovals, such as Wilson Park, which features a number of netball courts open for public use, as well as a playground and community centre. Other features of note include the East Gate Commercial Centre, the Kooyong Road Shopping Strip and two local schools, Rivervale Primary School (Formerly Tranby) and St Augustine’s Primary School.
Burswood is a lively inner-city suburb of Perth predominantly associated with its entertainment and recreational facilities. Spanning three square kilometres in size, Burswood registered a population of 2,029 people at the time of the 2011 Census.
Pulsating and energetic, the most notable feature of Burswood is the recently re-developed Crown Perth. With an array of nightclubs, bars, restaurants, hotels, events rooms and of course a casino inside the establishment, Crown Perth is a much-loved fixture of Burswood for both locals and visitors. Home to Perth’s new premiere sporting and entertainment facility the Optus Stadium, has brought even more energy to this entertainment precinct. Other features include the new Camfield Bar and restaurant at the doorstep to Optus Stadium, Belmont Park Racecourse, Burswood Outdoor Cinema, Burswood Water Sports Centre and the State Tennis Centre. Perth Montessori School is the suburbs local school.
Kewdale is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia within the City of Belmont, Kew Street was one of the first roads in this district, hence the naming of the suburb. Containing a hidden gem, Tomato Lake offers everything – heaps of grass for picnics, BBQ’s, play ground equipment, gym equipment, basketball square, two walking/running/riding tracks, and a cafe. Often there are City of Belmont events at Tomato Lake
Lathlain is a residential suburb containing two reserves, two hotels and Lathlain Primary School. The suburb is almost entirely residential, although a number of parks can be found – most notably Lathlain Park which houses the home ground of the Phoenix Demons & AFL team West Coast Eagles, also there is Rayment Park which is a small community park located centrally within the suburb. Lathlain is zoned predominately R20. City and hill views can be found in the western end of the suburb which is situated on a hill.
Lathlain is served by the Victoria Park train station on its south western edge, and by various bus services.
Cloverdale is a well-connected and centralised suburb 10 kilometres from Perth. It spans four square kilometres in size, and is bound by Epson Avenue in the north, Tonkin Highway and Leach Highway in the east, Belmont Avenue in the south and Sydenham Street in the west.
Just 10 minutes from the city and other major urban hubs like Victoria Park, Cloverdale provides residents with a slice of suburbia close to all major inner city features. Within its boundaries, Cloverdale features a commercial and civic area, with Belmont Forum Shopping Centre a notable highlight of this area. There are plenty of parks in the area as well as recreational and community facilities.
Belmont is a mixed-use suburb that spans five square kilometres and is located six kilometres east of Perth. Established in 1831, significant growth didn’t occur until the 1950s and 1960s and more recently a population increase was experienced between 1991 and 2006, and more significantly still between 2006 and 2011.
A suburban lifestyle with local commercial facilities and a major city centre close by means that Belmont residents enjoy the best of both worlds. The Belmont City Centre is a thriving local retail and entertainment sector that includes the Belmont Forum Shopping Centre, restaurants, a tavern and a cinema. Close by is the Belmont Leisure Centre which is a recreational facility with pools, a gym and plenty of sporting options. There are a number of parks and bushland in Belmont, as well as two local schools.