Malaga Businesses – Suburb Focus

Malaga is an existing suburb of Perth in Western Australia which is approx 11 km north of the CBD, in the City of Swan.  It is mainly an industrial precinct with manufacturing as the top industry, followed by construction and wholesale trade. This area is the City of Swan’s major employment centre because 3,000 businesses are based there and 16,000 employed there.

The name Malaga may have been adopted from the Spanish city or the Aboriginal word “malaga” meaning “ironstone”.  The area was reserved for a future light industrial area but development including roads/industrial buildings started in the 1980’s.

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Meet Deb Cunniffe, one of the owners of Cherry’s Catering and WBA member.  Cherry’s Catering are a Malaga based family business and in this video you will find out more about them.  Deb shares her thoughts on being based in Malaga and explains what it’s like being a WBA member.  Along with an interesting fact comes an apology because Deb may have confused you at an event. Watch the video to find out why!

The WBA provides support to businesses in Malaga in a number of ways:

Business networking, events and workshops, promotion, advocacy and more.

For information on joining the WBA, call our friendly Business Liaison Officer, Lauren Bell, on 0458 968 888.


See what events are happening in and around Malaga by visiting our events page here



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