New Cockburn History Website

Explore Cockburn’s industrial, Aboriginal, migration, sporting, and wartime history through our exciting new history website. View photographs, videos, and documents, including the earliest issues of the Cockburn Soundings, and listen to oral histories. Find out about buried treasure, opium den raids, war stories, and local characters.

Officially launched by City of Cockburn Mayor Logan K Howlett JP on Tuesday 19 February, the Cockburn History website is full of new historical research, articles, photographs, videos and oral histories.