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What people are saying

HappyC
"Close to everything"
DanielG5
"nice beach"
moniqueholgye
"Clean and fresh"
HR3
"Can be dodgy "

Movers & shakers in the rankings

#227 - Up 5 spots in Melbourne (Greater)

#138 - Down 6 spots in Perth (Greater)

#220 - Down 15 spots in Sydney (Greater)

Top community reviews

lizajolina
5/5 rating details
  • Childcare 3/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 2/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Neighbourly Spirit 5/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Schools 3/5

"I love it here!"

We're fairly new migrants so we did a lot of research when we had to choose a suburb to start our family here in Oz. At first, we were considering up North, but we saw a few houses and it just didn't feel like "home". We did also try the Canning Vale area coz we've got kids... it's more 'homey' than the North, but it seems too hot and people seem aloof (esp. the real estate agents showing the houses there!). Whereas in Rockingham, they call this place as such for a reason -- it just ROCKS! Th... Full review
Pros
  • Great community
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Great medical services
Cons
  • Far from CBD, if jobs for your field are usually in the CBD
Recommended for
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Beach Lovers
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