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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


State Nomination Invitation Rounds

20 January 2023

 

Western Australia has received an overwhelming amount of applications for the State Nomination Migration Program.

 

To allow adequate time to process the large volume of applications prior to the end of the program year, invitation rounds for the remainder of the 2022-23 State nomination program year will be brought forward, and run in the first week of each month, commencing February 2023.

 

For more information on the State Nominated Migration Program visit the About State nomination page.


Fun Fact
The Super Pit in Kalgoorlie produces up to 850 000 ounces (over 24 090 kilograms) of gold every year and its operation far outweighs that of any other mining centre in ...