Standing on the edge of the Indian Ocean, the Swan River running through its heart, surrounded by jaw dropping scenery and with a warm sunny climate, Perth is a chic modern city that strips away your inhibitions and gets you dancing to the relaxed rhythms of its beat.
Population 1.9 million
Currency Australian Dollar (AUD) $1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Tourist precinct opening hours are Mon–Thu 8am-7pm, Fri 8am-9pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 12pm-6pm.
Suburban opening hours Mon-Wed 8am-6pm, Thu 8am-9pm, Fri 8am-6pm, Sat 8am-5pm, Sun – closed.
Newspapers The West Australian Newspaper
Emergency numbers Fire, Ambulance or Police: 000
From Mobile Phone: 112
Tourist information Western Australian Visitor Centre
55 William St, Perth
+61 8 9483 1111
Open: Mon-Fri: 9am-5:30pm. Sat: 9am-4:30pm. Sun: 11am-4:30pm