Discover the City of Gosnells
The City is located only 20km from the Perth CBD, so it provides a perfect destination for visitors. Click on the video clip and/or tourism topics below for more information.
The City's natural environmental assets set it apart from most other Perth metropolitan local governments. From the Darling Scarp to the Swan Coastal Plain, the City of Gosnells' 127 square kilometres encompass forests, woodlands, heathlands, wetlands, rivers and streams. The key natural features of the City include:
- The Canning and Southern Rivers and their tributaries provide green corridors through the landscape.
- Scenic Ellis Brook Valley, whose wildflower display is the best in the metropolitan area and comprises several walking tracks including up to a 60 foot waterfall.
- Brixton Street Wetlands, part of the Greater Brixton Street Wetlands, are on the Register of the National Estate.
- Mary Carroll Park Wetlands are an important water bird roosting and summer refuge site.
Guided by its Biodiversity Conservation Management Plan 2010, the City manages a number of key natural areas for their biodiversity and amenity value.
Events and Festivals
The City holds many events and festivals throughout the year.
The City of Gosnells Ghost Walks is a novel way to explore the rich local history of the Mason and Bird Timber Mill Company.
Eco Adventures gives participants the opportunity to explore the great outdoors through a number of exhilarating outdoor activities and challenges.
The Don Russell Performing Arts Centre presents national touring shows, monthly Morning Melodies performances and local theatre productions.
History and Heritage
The City has numerous places significant for their history, heritage, or for their collection of historic material and objects.