North Coogee is a coastal, western suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Cockburn.
The suburb is immediately to the north of Coogee, which takes its name from the lake, Lake Coogee, in the area,
which translates to “Body of water” in the native Aboriginal Nyoongar language.
riginally this lake was named Lake Munster after Prince William, the Earl of Munster, and later King William IV.
The aboriginal name Kou-gee was recorded in 1841 by Thomas Watson and has been variously spelt Koojee, Coojee and Coogee.
North Coogee was created on 19 December 2005 and incorporated portions of the surrounding suburbs of Hamilton Hill, Spearwood and Coogee.
In 1992 the State Government agreed in-principle to develop a residential marina in the Coogee locality.
In 1996 the State Government entered into an agreement with Port Catherine Developments Pty Ltd PCD) to facilitate the proposed marina.