Living in Perth
Perth is the capital city of Western Australia (WA). It is a coastal city in the South West region of WA and is bordered by the Indian Ocean and the Darling Ranges.
Perth is a relaxed, friendly, multicultural city offering a large range of attractions and activities to cater to all tastes. The warm sunny climate is perfect for sporting and leisure activities - everything from tennis to golf through to whale watching and sailing.
The Western Australian lifestyle
As well as being a friendly, safe and relaxed city, Perth offers all the cosmopolitan attractions of a large international city.
Nightlife, music, art and culture
The city boasts hundreds of restaurants and cafes, cinemas, nightclubs, and music venues as well as great shopping!
Perth has a good public transport system, with ECU campuses well serviced by bus and/or train services.
- Public Transport to ECU Campuses
- Transperth - Train, bus and ferry, public passenger transport services in the Perth metropolitan region.
- Travelsmart - alternative methods to get to ECU campuses
Population (June 2010)
Perth has a temperate, Mediterranean climate.
Winter temperatures average between 8-18C
Summer temperatures average between 19-32C
GMT/UTC +8 (Western Standard Time)
Distance & time difference:
Sydney 3,279km +2 hours
Dhaka 6,745km -2 hours
Beijing 7,644km same time
Hong Kong 5,931km same time
New Delhi 7,885km -2.5 hours
Jakarta 3,004km -1 hour
Tokyo 7,869km +1 hour
Nairobi 8,932km -5 hours
Kuala Lumpur 4,162km same time
Singapore 3,901km same time
Bangkok 5,323km -1 hour
Lusaka 8,918km -6 hours
Harare 8,539km -6 hours