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Situated in the southern hemisphere, Western Australia occupies around one-third of Australia’s total landmass. That’s an area of 2.5 million square kilometres or 965,000 square miles.

The sheer size of Western Australia beckons visitors back time and again to explore the huge number and range of Australian holiday possibilities across the State’s distinct regions​.

In this section you can find information about: 

Extraordinary Facts
Western Australia's Extraordinary Facts

Western Australia is home to plenty of extraordinary experiences, the likes of which can only be found right here. View More

Weather and climate
Weather and Climate

Western Australia is famous for its long days of sunshine, spotless blue skies and brilliant beaches - making it a perfect year-round Australian holiday destination. View More

Flora and Fauna
Flora and Fauna

In Western Australia, there are more than 70 national parks and marine parks, and countless State forest recreation sites, covering an area of more than 20 million hectares. View More

History and culture
History and Culture

Western Australia is one of the oldest lands on Earth, and boasts an Aboriginal history that dates back more than 40,000 years. View More



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