Cottesloe is a western suburb of Perth, Western Australia, within the Town of Cottesloe. Cottesloe was named for Thomas Fremantle, 1st Baron Cottesloe, a prominent Tory politician and the brother of Admiral Sir Charles Fremantle for whom the city of Fremantle was named. The nearby suburb of Swanbourne was named for the Fremantle family seat, Swanbourne House, in Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire. Cottesloe was home to Australian Prime Minister John Curtin. The house he built still stands in Jarrad Street. It is now vested jointly in the National Trust of Australia (WA) and Curtin University.

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Around Cottesloe WA 6011

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Jasper Green Reserve WA

Grant Street Beach WA

Seaview Golf Course WA

Cottesloe Tennis Club Inc

Cottesloe Beach

Secret Gnome Garden

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Community Services  

Fremantle Visitor Centre WA
Town Hall, Kings Square,

Town Of Cottesloe WA
109 Broome Street,

The Grove Library - Peppermint Grove WA
1 Leake Street,

Peters Pool
151 Marine Parade,

Location Information 

  • Population: 7375
  • State electorate(s): Cottesloe
  • Federal Division(s): Curtin
  • Established (yr): 1870
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Fremantle WA 6160 (8.4 km, 11 mins)
Northbridge WA 6003 (11.2 km, 20 mins)

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Acknowledgement of Country

Cottesloe WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.