Your Local Community
Shop to your hearts content in Cockburn Central or Cockburn Gateway Shopping City. All the big brands are there, with top supermarkets and over 150 specialty stores, the Piazza casual dining precinct, alfresco children’s play area and seating, plus taxis, banks, community services and loads of parking.
Cockburn ARC is the City of Cockburn’s leading edge recreation and aquatic centre, unlike anything else in Perth. With 9 water areas, 3 waterslides, a 6 court stadium, 3 group fitness studios and a huge health club space you will always find something to do.
Never run out of books with the Success Library, one of three City of Cockburn Public Libraries. Each library offers an exciting and ever changing collection of items, as well as a calendar of interesting events, activities and programs for all ages and interests. Become a member and start borrowing r join one of many events, activities and programs for all ages and interests.
Taking your four legged friends to Jan Hammond dog park is lots of fun for them and you! They can socialise freely with other dogs, run free while you meet with other dog owners. Jan Hammond Park is home to a large fenced dog exercise park that has two sections, a large and a small dog section – both with agility equipment as well as water fountains within.
Whether you want to go for a walk, excersise or just sit in the sun, the Jan Hammond Park is just next door and has gym equipment, basketball court, kids playground, BBQ’s with shelter and a large park area for you to enjoy.
Should you ever have an medical emergency Fiona Stanley Hospital is just 15 minutes away. The hospital is a leader in clinical care, research and education and is supported by an innovative design that uses the latest scientific, technological and medical developments to help them provide the best possible care for their patients.
Commuting couldn’t be easier when you live so close to the train station. Walk to Cockburn Central and catch an express train to Perth CBD in less than 25 minutes. There are also regular bus services connecting all the major facilities located between Fremantle and Rockingham, including the Fiona Stanley Hospital and Murdoch University.
In Parkside Success you are only a couple of steps away from this great nature reserve. You might spot a Bandicoot, Kangaroo or a Wallaby on the walking trail around the lake. In winter you will also see plenty of birds visiting this internationally important wetland and nature reserve each year to feed before the lake dries out in the summer. Please note, care needs to be taken because tiger snakes are occasionally seen in the area.
Education for Life
With a choice of great pre-schools, established primary schools at Jandakot and Success, a major public high school at Lakeland and the Emmanuel Catholic College, Parkside offers a rich choice of learning options close to home. As the kids get older, the convenience continues with easy access and excellent public transport to Murdoch University and Murdoch Institute of Technology.