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​​Bunbury

The city of Bunbury, located one and half hour's drive from Perth is the regional capital of the South West. Bunbury has one of the biggest regional ports in Australia.

 

Margaret River

Margaret River is a popular tourist destination with its vineyards, caves, forests, national parks, art galleries, world class beaches and fine food.

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Busselton

The city of Busselton is a popular holiday destination and is best known for its two kilometre long jetty and beaches. Busselton’s agriculture, mining and tourism industries all contribute to the local economy.

 

Collie

Collie is located 60 km from Bunbury and produces all of Western Australia’s coal. Mining and power generation are major contributors to the local economy. Visitors to Collie will find scenic forests, waterways and connections to the Bibbulmun track and the Munda Biddi cycle trail.

 

Augusta

Augusta is a fishing town set on the most south western tip of Western Australia. Between June and September whales can be spotted from the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse.   

 

Distances to Perth*

​From

​Distance

​Augusta​314 km
​Bridgetown​260 km
​Bunbury173 km
​Busselton​223 km
Capel​198 km
​Collie202 km
Harvey141 km
Manjimup296 km
​Margaret River​269 km
​Nannup ​271 km
​Walpole​414 km

*Figures sourced from Main Roads Western Australia​

 

See the Tourism Western Aust​ralia website​ for more information on towns in the South West 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
Albany, founded in 1826 and located 409 km from Perth on the southern coast is the oldest settlement in Western Australia.