| 2,724 (2011 census)|
City of Fremantle
Saturday 12:08 AM
Division of Fremantle
| 15 km (9 mi) SW of Perth
3 km (2 mi) N of Fremantle|
21°C, Wind E at 23 km/h, 42% Humidity
Leighton Beach, Port Beach, North Mole Lighthouse
North Fremantle is a suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Fremantle. Its postcode is 6159.
North Fremantle is situated on a peninsula, with the Indian Ocean bounding the west side and the Swan River the east side. On the north side it is separated from the suburb of Mosman Park by McCabe Street. North Fremantle has one train station located on Stirling Highway. It provides train services into Fremantle and Perth City. Various bus stations can be found in North Fremantle providing access to outer Perth suburbs.
North Fremantle, Western Australia Wikipedia
The suburb was once the site of Western Australian Government Railways Leighton Marshalling Yards, which linked the North Fremantle industrial area and North Quay.
The area is now being redveloped by the state government.
The Swan river on the border of North Fremantle, holds great significance to the Aboriginal community who call the river “Derbal Yaragan”.
North Fremantle is home to Mojos bar; the Railway Hotel; the North Fremantle Bowling Club, a local community run club that supports local live music, and holds private functions and community events; and River Beach, Leighton Beach and Port Beach. North Fremantle has seen an increase of locally owned business along Stirling Highway including various cafes, restaurants and bars. The area's strong afternoon sea breeze (known as the 'Fremantle Doctor') makes its ocean beaches a prime location for wind and kite surfing. The Fremantle Surf Life Saving Club has been active since the 1930s.