Liveable City

Perth has been ranked among the top 10 most liveable cities in the world (according to the latest annual ranking compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit)

Largest city

Perth is the state capital and largest city of Western Australia. It is also the 4th most populist city in Australia. It’s geographic coordinates are Latitude: 31° 58'South Longitude: 115° 49'East.

Time Zone

Perth shares the same time zone as many of its Asian neighbours, including Bali (Indonesia), Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, The Philippines, Taiwan and China.

Strongest Economy

Perth currently has the strongest economy in Australia, which means there are plenty of opportunities for students to work part-time, as well as find professional jobs once they have completed university study.


Temperatures in Perth range from 20 – 35◦C in Summer, 15 - 30◦C in Autumn, 7-20◦C in Winter and 15-25◦C in Spring. It does not snow in Perth.


Events in Perth

Our Land people stories

20th July

Our land people stories is a new contemporary dance work showcasing the endless choreographic talents of the company and the infinite stories of Australia’s cultural heritage.

Scooby Doo Live! Level up

23rd July

Scooby-Doo Live! Level Up will have young and old fans on the edge of their seats in traditional Scooby-Doo fashion from the moment lights go down.

2016 WAtoday Swan River Run

24th July

Perth’s most scenic fun run is back this July when the 2016 WA Today Swan River Run, presented by Westpac returns to the city centre. The most scenic 14km fun run in Perth starts on Victoria Avenue in Perth CBD before travelling down Mounts Bay Road, up in to Kings Park and back down to the river before finishing at UWA.

Matt Gresham – Ghost Tour

29th July

After supporting Vera Blue on her sold out tour this May, Matt Gresham announces his debut headline tour this July, bringing his live show to intimate rooms around the country.

Heroic Beethoven

29th and 30th July

Don't miss this West Australian Symphony Orchestra concert. Part of Winter Arts Fsestival 2016.

Michael Jackson History

23rd July

Celebrate the life and talent of the King of Pop in this spectacular show that features a live international band, fully choreographed dancers, authentic costumes and brilliant effects. The newly revamped production stays mostly true to its original concert format that has toured since 2011 but now combines Michael Jackson’s greatest hits with refined choreography, updated costumes and innovative new production elements – making the show a fresh experience for all.

Discover Perth

PIBT at ECU Mt Lawley campus

Edith Cowan University, Building 10, 2 Bradford Street
Mount Lawley WA 6050

Telephone: (618) 6279 1197
Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111

PIBT at ECU Joondalup campus

Edith Cowan University, Building 31, Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive
Joondalup WA 6027

Telephone: (618) 6279 1100
Facsimile: (618) 6279 1111