The City of Perth is a local government area and body, within the Perth metropolitan area, which is the capital of Western Australia. The local government is commonly known as Perth City Council. The City covers the Perth city centre and surrounding suburbs. The City covers an area of 20.01 square kilometres (8 sq mi) and had an estimated population of 21,092 as at 30 June 2015. On 1 July 2016 the City expanded, absorbing 1,247 residents from the City of Subiaco. The Perth City Council was suspended on 2 March 2018, pending the establishment of a public inquiry into the council, by Local Government Minister David Templeman. The council has been administered by three Commissioners since then.

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Elizabeth Quay

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Western Australian Museum

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Western Australian Visitor Centre Perth WA
55 William Street,

City Of Perth WA
Council House 27 St Georges Terrace,

Royal Perth Hospital
Victoria Square,

City of Perth Library
573 Hay Street,

Location Information 

  • Population: 27,762
  • State electorate(s): Perth
  • Federal Division(s): Perth
  • Established (yr): 1856
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Moora WA 6510 (167 km, 1 hr 57 mins)
Mundaring WA 6073 (34.7 km, 42 mins)
Northbridge WA 6003 (1.4 km, 4 mins)
Toodyay WA 6566 (81.8 km, 1 hr 13 mins)
Yanchep WA 6035 (55.8 km, 43 mins)

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Acknowledgement of Country

Perth CBD WA is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.