The City of Perth is a dynamic statutory entity constituted under the Local Government Act 1995 to provide services and facilities to a broad range of City stakeholders including residents, commercial and retail business, workers and local, national and international visitors.
Perth, the capital city of Western Australia, has grown rapidly and seen tremendous revitalisation boosted by strong industry sector growth as well as population growth.
The City’s urban landscape will transform even more in the next few years as major development projects, like Elizabeth Quay, Perth City Link and Waterbank, come to completion.
State Government capital city legislation, the City of Perth Act, will strengthen the City’s role in the strategic management of capital city issues for the benefit of the entire state.
The City of Perth manages policy framework to serve the City community sustainably and to provide essential services to more than 150,000 people who use the city each day for work, or as a tourist and shopping destination, playing a vital role in the development of the State’s largest and most thriving business hub.
While Perth and WA have undoubtedly been the beneficiaries of our abundant natural resources, it really is our people, and our spirit, that make our city shine.
Perth has been ranked in the top 10 as one of the most liveable cities in the world since 2004. It is the fastest growing capital city in Australia and an exciting place to be.