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Western Australia

Western Australia means wine, music, food, coastal areas, golden fields, wilderness, and flat lands. It is Australia’s largest state and considering the varied experiences it offers, you will surely end your vacation with a resolve to come back.

Travel to any part of this region is hassle-free. The highway system was built with the best urban planners making it the most efficient. The use of all modes of transportation complements each other in terms of time and ticketing.

Perth, the capital of Western Australia is a lively city where night life, wining and dining is a way of life. On the port of Fremantle, one gets to enjoy food in the streets or in alleys adorned with works of art. The streets of Leederville’s and Oxford are lined with boutiques and music bars where shoppers and music lovers would enjoy going to.

Tired of roaming the streets of Perth? Give yourself a break from city life. The Gascoyne and the Midwest is a place for surfers and beach lovers. Marine life and underwater sights gives you a feeling of freedom as you explore The Great Barrier Reef. Southwest also boasts of beaches and surfing sites, not to mention the wineries Australia is famous for.

For more adventure and surprises, the mining region of Pilbara; the golden fields of Wheatbelt and the flat terrains of Goldfields give you a time to be with nature and appreciate the beauty of a landscape only found in Australia.

There are many other ways to enjoy Western Australia. Events are lined up during the year to make your vacation even more interesting. The Gascoyne Food Festival is an experience outside the comforts of city life. The event normally falls on the month of August and showcases West Australia’s passion for food. An array of fresh produce and a show of cooking masterpiece from celebrities and cooking demonstrations top the event. The Northwest Festival is a festival of great music. The Avon Descent is a test of wills and endurance in the world of paddle craft. Local and overseas competitors are attracted to this unique sports festival.

If you want a travel perfectly for you, travel tours are available. Tour packages come with the best service provided by travel agencies. Visit the Tunnel Creek, Lake Argyle, Kununura, Kimberly Gorges, or any place you want to be, any Western Australian travel agency will give you a service to your satisfaction. If you want tour packages exploring the Eighty Mile beach, coral Bay or Kalbarri National Park or any beach or park for that matter, you’re in good hands with any Australian Travel Agency.

Start planning for a wonderful trip. Travel to Western Australia!

Western Australia
Coordinates 26°S 121°E
Capital city Perth
Demonym Western Australian, West Australian, Sandgroper (colloquial)
Government Constitutional monarchy
 Governor Malcolm McCusker
 Premier Colin Barnett (Liberal)
Australian State
 Established (as the Swan River Colony) 2 May 1829
 Responsible government 21 October 1890
 Federation 1 January 1901
 Australia Act 3 March 1986
Area
 Total 2,645,615 km² 1,021,478 sq mi
 Land 2,529,875 km² 976,790 sq mi
 Water 115,740 km² (4.37%) 44,687 sq mi
Population (End of June 2013)
 Population 2,517,200
 Density 0.95/km² 2.5 /sq mi
Zipcodes
Postcode range 6000—6797, 6800—6999 (LVRs and PO Boxes only)
Elevation
 Highest point Mount Meharry 1,249 m (4,098 ft)
Gross State Product (2012–13)
 Product ($m) $252,999
 Product per capita $102,232
Time zone(s) UTC+8 (AWST) (does not observe DST)
Federal Representation
 House seats 15/150
 Senate seats 12/76
Abbreviations
 Postal WA
 ISO 3166-2 AU-WA
Emblems
 Floral Red and Green Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos manglesii)
 Animal Numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus)
 Bird Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)
 Fossil Gogo Fish (Mcnamaraspis kaprios)
 Colours Black and gold
Website www.wa.gov.au
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