City of Bayswater
The City of Bayswater is a Local Government Area in Western Australia, approximately 5.3 kilometres north-east of the Central Business District of Perth, the state capital. With a 32.74-square-kilometre area, the LGA is comprised of eight suburbs, namely Bayswater, Bedford, Dianella, Embleton, Maylands, Morley, Mount Lawley, and Noranda. It has an estimated population of 61,865 residents.
Although it was established in March 1897, it was not until July 1961 that the City of Bayswater became a Shire following the Local Government Act of 1960, and it was not until October 1983 that it was finally proclaimed a City. Its neighbouring Local Government Areas are Bassendean, Belmont, Stirling, Swan, Victoria Park, and Vincent.
With Morley as its Council Seat, the City of Bayswater is represented by the State Electoral Districts of Bassendean, Maylands, Morley, and West Swan in the Legislative Assembly of Western, as well as in the Australian House of Representatives by the Federal Division of Perth.
The City of Bayswater has a number of attractions for locals and visitors alike to appreciate, of which the Bayswater Waves (an indoor aquatic playground) is one of the most prominent. Other relevant locales include Bardon Park, Beaufort Park, Catherine Reserve, Clarkson Reserve, Crimea Park, De Lacey Reserve, Deschamp Reserve, Elstead Reserve, Emberson Reserve, FJ Beales Park, Frank Drago Reserve, Gibbney Reserve, Grand Promenade Reserve, Halliday Reserve, Hillcrest Reserve, Houghton Park, Joan Rycroft Reserve, Pat O'Hara Reserve, RA Cook Reserve, Riverside Gardens, Robert Thompson Reserve, Shearn Memorial Park, Strutt Way Reserve, Waltham Reserve, and Wotton Reserve.