Postcode: 6157  |  Distance to CBD: 16km 

 

Palmyra is a suburb located within the City of Melville.  Palmyra, meaning City of Palms, was a famous Syrian city which was a trading centre on the trading routes of Ancient Europe. Its ancient name was Tadmor, but it was called Palmyra by the Romans who ranked it fourth in the seven wonders of the ancient world. The name Palmyra was chosen from a competition run by the Melville Road Board and the street names chosen, eg Zenobia, Cleopatra, Solomon, Aurelian, Antony etc, are names associated with Ancient History in the Middle East area.  Palmyra was the home of Catherine Helen Spence, the first Australian woman to become a political candidate after standing for the Federal Convention in Adelaide.

Local Schools

Palmyra P.S.

Our Lady of Fatima P.S.

 

 

Other Nearby Schools

Mel Maria Catholic Primary School (Attadale)

Santa Maria College (Attadale)

Christ the King School (Beaconsfield)

Christian Brother's College (Fremantle)

St Patrick's Primary School (Fremantle)

Our Lady of Mount Carmel

 

 

Shops

Palmyra Shopping Centre

 

 

Transport

Bus Service to Bullcreek Train Station

   

Train Stations

Bullcreek

 

 

 

 

 

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