Ballajura is a northern suburb located just 14km from the Perth CBD, making it a popular suburb for city workers, yet it is also family-friendly, with several schooling options, child care facilities and due to its close proximity to the Swan Valley and Whiteman Park. In our series of articles titled ‘Welcome to my Suburb’, we take a closer look at Ballajura.
Council and surrounding suburbs Council: City of Swan Surrounding suburbs: Alexander Heights, Koondoola, Malaga, Noranda and Whiteman
Public transport While Ballajura does not have a railway station, it does have several local bus services that can take you straight to the city. The number 344 bus takes around 20-25 minutes to reach the city. The nearest train stations are Bassendean and Ashfield.
Tertiary Education Edith Cowan University's Mount Lawley and Joondalup campuses, plus Curtin University in Bentley, are around 20-25 minutes drive, while the University of Western Australia is around 30 minutes drive. North Metropolitan TAFE has campuses in Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Mount Lawley (plus others.)