Emigrating to Perth | Moving to Perth | Western Australia
Perth’s Mediterranean climate and booming economy have made it a favoured destination for British migrants in Australia.
Can I Get A First Home Buyer Award?
The First Home Owner Grant is paid directly to homebuyers. The grant is not payable for land purchases. A look at how you can receive a minimum of $3,000 from the Australian Government to help you buy your first home in Perth.
A Quick Profile of Perth
Perth has a population of one and three-quarter million people, living in one of the world’s most isolated cities. Other Australian cities are several hours by jet plane. Perth’s lucky residents enjoy a Mediterranean climate and a relaxed lifestyle in a very beautiful, clean, spacious feeling city. Almost three-quarters of Perth’s houses are detached, with varying sizes of garden. Many British migrants have chosen to settle in the northern suburbs around half an hour north of the city centre. How much will it cost to live in good areas and not-so-good areas of Perth?
Plus a summary of the city’s Pros and Cons – short and sweet.
Western Australia has huge deposits of metal ores and coal. Booming Asian economies, particularly China, have sourced many of their raw materials from Western Australia, resulting in high economic growth for the state and its capital, Perth. Perth’s residents have some of the highest incomes in Australia. Perth has wide roads and highways. Rush hours can be busy but the traffic usually keeps moving. Most people in Perth drive themselves to work rather than using public transport. Perth’s public transport system is good for getting you into the central city and out again but is not so good for travelling between suburbs, for which a car is strongly advised.
Perth’s Climate and Weather
Perth enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm, sunny weather for most of the year. Perth’s climate is extremely sunny, with around 3,200 hours annually. This is higher than any other major Australian city. Use the tables to find out what Perth’s weather is likely to be in any month.
Life in Perth, Western Australia
Sarah Johns moved to Perth from Hampshire, UK. She lives in Perth’s northern suburbs, and prior to that lived in the city. Here’s her take on life in Perth.