Postcode: 6148  |  Location: 14km to perth



Rossmoyne is a suburb within the City of Canning. Rossmoyne is located 14 kilometres south of central Perth, and is bounded by Leach Highway to the south, and Bull Creek to the west, the Canning River to the north, and Shelley to the east.  The name Rossmoyne derives its origin from the desire of a developer for a good promotional name. In 1937, the developer, V W Webb and his family made a trip to Scotland and on their return, sought a promotional name for some of their Rossmoyne land.


Mrs Webb coined the name Rossmoyne, a euphonic name with no particular background, although connected with the trip to Scotland. The name was used for an estate put up for sale in 1955 and soon became the commonly used suburb name for this area. By 1959, development had progressed sufficiently for the Canning Road Board to seek official recognition for the name Rossmoyne. The name was approved in February 1960 and gazetted the following month.



The name Rossmoyne was devised in 1937 after the land developer V W Webb and his family made a trip to Scotland. The name has no connection with the area but was thought to be suitable for marketing a subdivision in 1955. The use of the name as a suburb was approved in February 1960 and gazetted the following month.


Rossmoyne's shopping centre, Rossmoyne Village, includes an IGA supermarket, a liquor store, 'Flames' Cafe, a Chinese restaurant, a hairdresser, a Post Office/Newsagents, a butcher, John Hayes & Son real estate agents and Antonio's, a pizzeria/bakery. Public tennis courts and a bowling club are located nearby. Local students attend Rossmoyne Pre-Primary, Rossmoyne Primary School and Rossmoyne Senior High School, a high school that has won many awards.



Local Schools

Rossmoyne P.S


Rossmoyne - Riverton Community Kindergarten




Nearby Schools

Corpus Christi College (Bateman)


Yidarra Catholic Primary School (Bateman)


Queen of Apostles School (Riverton)


Aquinas College (Salter Point)


Orana Catholic Primary School (Willeton)


All Saint's College (Bull Creek)





Rossmoyne Shopping Centre





Rossmoyne is linked to Perth City by the Kwinana Freeway, and to Fremantle by Leach Highway. Transperth provides public transport services to Rossmoyne. Bus 170 runs east to Perth City via Shelley, and west to Bull Creek Station. Bus 205 runs from Cannington Interchange to Booragoon bus station via Shelley. Bus 179 runs east to Perth City via Riverton. Buses 508 and 509 run from stops on Leach Highway to Bull Creek Station and Cannington Interchange.




Train Stations

Bull Creek





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