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​Mandurah

The city of Mandurah is the capital of the Peel region and renowned for its water based activities. Crabbing, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are enjoyed by residents and tourists. With a train line to Perth, Mandurah is a popular destination for people seeking a more relaxed lifestyle, while still having access to the Perth metropolitan area.

Image of Peel region


Boddington

Boddington is less than two hours from Perth and home to one of the world’s largest producing gold mines. It is a prosperous area providing income and employment. Located on the banks of the Hotham River, residents and visitors enjoy spotting wildflowers, fishing, bird watching and several other activities.

 

Waroona

Stretching from the Darling Range through to the ocean, the shire of Waroona incorporates pristine beaches, lakes, fertile farmland and jarrah forests. Waroona sits 112 km south of Perth and has diverse industries, including mining, agriculture, tourism and forestry.

 

Pinjarra

Pinjarra just an hour’s drive south of Perth is one of the oldest towns in Western Australia. It is home to many significant heritage sites and is positioned by the Murray River. The Alcoa alumina refinery provides employment opportunities in
the area. 

 

Distances to Perth*

​From

​Distance

​Boddington123 km
Byford​37 km
​Dwellingup​96 km
​​Mandurah​74 km
​Pinjarra​83 km
Waroona​112 km

*Figures sourced from Main Roads Western Australia​

 

See the Tourism Wester​n Australia website​ for more information on towns in the Peel region.​

News
25 September 2018

New graduate stream for State nomination now available

A new graduate stream is now available for Western Australian State nomination.

The new stream is available to eligible university graduates who have studied for at least two years in Western Australia at a Western Australian university, and have an available occupation on the new Graduate occupation list for the intended visa subclass.

Visit the State nomination requirements page for more information and the full list of requirements you must meet in order to be eligible for this stream.
Fun Fact
The length of the Western Australian border with the Northern Territory and South Australia is 1862 km.