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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