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Shire of Peppermint Grove

Shire of Peppermint Grove
Western Australia
Population 1,676 (2012 est)[1]
 • Density 1,520/km2 (3,950/sq mi)
Established 1895
Area 1.1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Mayor Ian Wallace
Council seat Peppermint Grove
Region West Metropolitan Perth
State electorate(s) Cottesloe
Federal Division(s) Curtin
Website Shire of Peppermint Grove

The Shire of Peppermint Grove is a small local government area in western metropolitan Perth, the capital of Western Australia, between Mosman Park and Claremont about 12 km southwest of Perth's central business district. The Shire of Peppermint Grove, at 1.1 square kilometres (0.42 sq mi), is the smallest local government area in Australia.


  • History 1
  • Wards 2
  • Suburbs 3
  • Population 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


The Peppermint Grove Road District was gazetted in 1895.[2] On 1 July 1961, it became a shire under the Local Government Act 1960.[3]

The shire was located on the Perth–Fremantle road (now Stirling Highway) and had received assistance in its maintenance in the past.[4]


The town has seven councillors and no wards.



Year Population
1911 1,043
1921 1,110
1933 1,428
1947 1,474
1954 1,468
1961 1,502
1966 1,602
1971 1,511
1976 1,587
1981 1,540
1986 1,243
1991 1,453
1996 1,592
2001 1,527
2006 1,580
2011 1,528


  1. ^ "3218.0 Regional Population Growth, Australia. Table 5. Estimated Resident Population, Local Government Areas, Western Australia". 30 August 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Illustrations Ltd; HRRC (1951), Peppermint Grove Road Board Chairman & members, jubilee year, 1951, retrieved 5 March 2015 
  3. ^ WA Electoral Commission, Municipality Boundary Amendments Register (release 3.0), 31 July 2007.

External links

  • Official website

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