Harrisdale is a southeastern suburb of Perth, Western Australia and is one of the western suburbs of the City of Armadale.
It was gazetted in 2007. The population of the developing area is expected to grow from about 3,500 in 2011 to over 10,000 in 2031.
The suburb is bounded by Warton Road to the northwest, Ranford Road to the northeast, Skeet Road to the southeast and Nicholson Road to the southwest.
On 12 April 2008, a joint venture was announced between the Government of Western Australia and Cedar Woods Properties Limited to develop a 30-hectare (74-acre) site in the northwest of the suburb of Harrisdale with an emphasis on affordable housing and sustainable living. The development, known as Harrisdale Green, commenced construction in July 2010 and will accommodate up to 500 homes.
Carey Baptist College is a co-educational school that occupies a 12 hectare site in Harrisdale. It was established by the Carey Community Baptist Church in 1998 and provides education from kindergarten through to Year 12.
The Harrisdale Swamp Bushland occupies a significant portion of the suburbs west. It is a banksia woodland dominated by Banksia attenuata and Banksia menziesii.
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