Using this site

Voices of Kwinana is a website devoted to exploring the history of the City of Kwinana and surrounding areas.

Voices of Kwinana acknowledges the Noongar people as the traditional custodians of this land and respects their spiritual relationship with this country. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this site may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

We invite all visitors to enjoy this site and its content under Creative Commons:

Creative Commons LicenseAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International


Navigating Voices of Kwinana


In the main menu you will find links to Voices of Kwinana’s three largest collections:

Picture Kwinana – photos and images from our historical archives

Kwinana Yarns – Kwinana’s oral history interview collection

Events – News and information regarding heritage events and workshops


Blog posts have also been further categorised into:

Locations – Buildings and Places of historical interest

Industry – Histories of local business and industries

Clubs and Organisations – Histories of local community groups

Government – Histories of Kwinana governance

These topics can be browsed by clicking on this text when you see it above the blog post title.

You can also do a keyword search by clicking on the search icon in the top menu.


External Research Links provides information about external sites and resources of historical interest.

Voices of Kwinana endeavours to connect our community with its diverse and exciting heritage and we are always looking for new stories to share.

If you have a burning heritage question or a tale to tell, please contact the Local History Librarian at Kwinana Library.


Please feel free to contact us and add your family’s story to our ever-growing local history resources.