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The Swan River Colony. Perth was founded in 1829 largely because the British feared the French would establish a colony in Western Australia. ... Perth was named after the birthplace of Sir George Murray who was British Secretary of State for the Colonies when the city was founded in 1829.


Perth in Western Australia is sometimes mistaken for Perth in Scotland, and it happens for a reason. In fact, James Stirling, the first governor of Western Australia, named the city after Perth, Scotland in the year 1829 in honour of the birthplace of Sir George Murray, who was the Secretary of State for War and the Colonies, and held that position in the British House of Commons in Perth, Scotland

















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Crawley Baths see Matilday Bay 


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History Kings Park



how that started it 






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memorial / Monument on Swan river in 2 places



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Western Australian Pioneers and Settlers
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Heritage Perth develops innovative projects to help increase appreciation of the importance of heritage places and spaces in Perth. We raise awareness of the city’s historic sites by actively promoting them as an asset for the whole community.

Interpretation, activation and engagement are a core part of Heritage Perth’s work, raising awareness and understanding of the heritage of the city and to encourage visitors to discover explore our historic city








Rail Heritage WA
first rail preservation group formed in WA.
Our members and volunteers have been working to preserve and present WA's railway heritage since 1959.


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The Western Australian Historical Society was founded in September 1926 with the immediate objective of raising interest in the State’s forthcoming centenary. The young Society duly played a prominent role in the planning and conduct of the various public celebrations that marked the anniversary in 1929.

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South Perth Historical Society



West Australian Military Heritage Society Inc












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2020.11.14 Applecross Swan river twilight sunset sail  free outings with members South of Perth Yacht Club fbk page - pic vid 
2020.09.25 Perth cbd swan rover new floating pub  The Raft fbk page 
2020.10.27 South Perth day adventure History the tram  Ferry Tram Museum fbk group wa tourism 
2020.10.03 South Perth Sunset river walk  Mindeerup Piazza fbk page pics  
2020.08.10 Burswood Icons of the trail Stunning food and views City View Cafe fbk grp wa tourism 
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