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Future Perth

Vibrant, connected, progressive; a friendly and beautiful place to be.

The capital of Western Australia

Perth is the capital city of Western Australia and home to 2.6 million people. It attracts an estimated 2.24 million visitors from interstate and overseas each year (March 2016).

Perth city lies at the heart of Greater Perth, which is home to just over two million people or 77 per cent of the state‚Äôs population. This is forecast to grow to 2.9 million people by 2031 and 3.5 million people by 2050, becoming the third largest city in Australia after Sydney and Melbourne.

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    Statue in Perth CBD

A look back at our city's development