Joondalup is approximately 26 kilometres north of Perth’s CBD. It contains the central business district of the regional City of Joondalup and acts as the primary urban centre of Perth’s outer northern suburbs. It is referred to as a satellite city, only a short 38-minute train ride or a 25-minute drive from Perth’s CBD. If you are looking for all the amenities, schools, facilities and entertainment that comes with city living but still want to embrace life on the coast then look no further, Joondalup might just be for you.

Embracing the best of city and coastal living is easy in Joondalup. Do you want to spend your weekends surfing or taking a dip in the ocean? Living here, you’re never far away from the sand and water. Joondalup centre is only 10 minutes from Mullaloo beach, one of the most beautiful beaches along the sandy coastline of WA. There is also Yellagonga Regional Park, Joondalup’s best hidden secret, right on your doorstep. Nature lovers can walk through the native bushland that surrounds the 16-km circuit around Lake Joondalup, home to wildlife such as long-necked turtles, frogs, kangaroos and a wide variety of birdlife.

Residents in Joondalup are spoilt for choice when it comes to amenities with the second largest shopping centre in Western Australia, Lakeside Shopping City, offering a wide range of over 300 specialty retailers as well as everyone’s favourites including Myer, Target, Kmart, Big W, Woolworths, Coles and Aldi all under one roof. Movie theatres and a large selection of dining options make it an enviable location.

The suburb has many cultural events that bring the community together. Joondalup is home to the Joondalup Festival, an annual event that takes place in the CBD featuring markets, music, fashion, street arts, fairground rides and street parades. The festival is free-of-charge and attracts people from all over the Perth metropolitan area. Kaleidoscope Festival has also been held in the city since 2016, featuring various art and light installations.

A selection of both public and private schools in Joondalup and nearby suburbs make this an appealing choice. Edith Cowan University for tertiary studies and a host of quality schools including Joondalup Primary School and Lake Joondalup Baptist College make this an attractive suburb for families.

The population of Joondalup is 9,121 with a density of 868 persons per square km. The population spread is fairly equal between established couples and families, independent youth and older couples and families, who combined, make up 54.4% of total residents.  

Annual growth of the suburb is sitting at 20.1%. Based on settled sales as of 14 February 2022, the median land price in the suburb is $272,500 (

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