Located in Perths western suburbs, in the local government area of the City
of Stirling, Scarborough is a coastal suburb named after the English beach
resort of the same name. Scarborough is often spelt Scarboro by the locals.
Located on Perths Sunshine Coast, Scarborough is considered one of Perths
desirable addresses, with Scarborough Beach and beach front popular with beach
goers, surfers and tourists.
With the popularity of surfing, there is the local Scarboro
Surf Life Saving Club (SSLSC). Scarbourhg Beach has also hosted the Australian
national lifesaving competition.