Synonyms for barragup or Related words with barragup
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is a locality near Mandurah, Western Australia, located north of Pinjarra Road and east of the Serpentine River within the Shire of Murray. Its postcode is 6209. At the 2011 census,
had a population of 806.
The proposed 2011 redistribution would have seen Mandurah transferred to the South Metropolitan region. It would have absorbed the outer southern Perth suburbs of Golden Bay and Singleton, while the more rural suburbs of
and Furnissdale would have shiftedt o Murray-Wellington. However, the final boundaries left Mandurah in the South West region.
Furnissdale (along with
) is served by a deviation of the Transperth 598 bus route along Pinjarra Road between the river and Ronlyn Road. However The northern boundary of the suburb (Pinjarra Road) is serviced by routes 600 and 604 between Mandurah station and Pinjarra/South Yunderup respectively.
The district is a compact coastal electorate lying just to the south of the Metropolitan Region Scheme and north of the Peel Inlet. It includes the communities of Coodanup, Greenfields, Lakelands, Madora Bay, Mandurah, Meadow Springs, Parklands, San Remo, Silver Sands which lie to the west of the Mandurah Estuary. The district also extends across the eastury, to include parts of
The Kwinana Freeway is the central section of State Route 2. It commences at the northern end of the Narrows Bridge, Perth, continuing south from the Mitchell Freeway, and terminates at the Pinjarra Road interchange at
, where it then transitions to Forrest Highway. All intersections with the freeway are grade separated. Route access is controlled and the speed limit is north of Safety Bay Road, while south of the road route access is uncontrolled, though it remains a state route and the speed limit becomes . From Perth to Mill Point Road, the freeway has five lanes northbound and six lanes southbound. This includes a bus lane in each direction, except on the Narrows Bridge, which only has a southbound bus lane.
Cowcher was born in
, a rural locality that is now a suburb of Mandurah. From a farming background, he became prominent in agricultural circles himself, helping to found the Williams Agricultural Society for the improvement of agriculture in the Williams district. Cowcher served on both the Wandering and Williams Road Boards at various stages, including as chairman of the latter. He entered parliament at the 1904 state election, winning 45.0 percent of the vote as an independent. He was subsequently re-elected with large majorities at the 1905 and 1908 elections, running as a Ministerialist. Prior to the 1911 election, Cowcher's seat was abolished and replaced with the seat of Williams-Narrogin. He attempted to move seats, but was defeated by Bertie Johnston of the Labor Party. He made one final run for parliament at the 1920 Legislative Council elections, but lost to James Greig in South-East Province. Cowcher died in Williams in August 1925, aged 70. He had married Emma Sophie Farmer in 1882, with whom he had four sons and four daughters.
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