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​Mandurah

The city of Mandurah is the capital of the Peel region and renowned for its water based activities. Crabbing, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are enjoyed by residents and tourists. With a train line to Perth, Mandurah is a popular destination for people seeking a more relaxed lifestyle, while still having access to the Perth metropolitan area.

Image of Peel region


Boddington

Boddington is less than two hours from Perth and home to one of the world’s largest producing gold mines. It is a prosperous area providing income and employment. Located on the banks of the Hotham River, residents and visitors enjoy spotting wildflowers, fishing, bird watching and several other activities.

 

Waroona

Stretching from the Darling Range through to the ocean, the shire of Waroona incorporates pristine beaches, lakes, fertile farmland and jarrah forests. Waroona sits 112 km south of Perth and has diverse industries, including mining, agriculture, tourism and forestry.

 

Pinjarra

Pinjarra just an hour’s drive south of Perth is one of the oldest towns in Western Australia. It is home to many significant heritage sites and is positioned by the Murray River. The Alcoa alumina refinery provides employment opportunities in
the area. 

 

Distances to Perth*

​From

​Distance

​Boddington123 km
Byford​37 km
​Dwellingup​96 km
​​Mandurah​74 km
​Pinjarra​83 km
Waroona​112 km

*Figures sourced from Main Roads Western Australia​

 

See the Tourism Wester​n Australia website​ for more information on towns in the Peel region.​

News

State Nominated Migration Program suspended

21 August 2020

The Western Australian State Nominated Migration Program is currently suspended. WA Migration Services will not issue invitations to apply for State nomination during the suspension period.

WA Migration Services appreciates your patience and looks forward to progressing the State Nominated Migration Program as soon as possible.

Updates on future invitation rounds will be provided on the WA Migration Services website.

For more information on the invitation process visit the invitation rounds page.

Fun Fact
Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards and are on the Australian coat of arms for that reason.