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PEOPLE AND LIFESTYLE

Western Australian people will tell you that our state offers the best lifestyle in the world. With a fantastic climate ranging from temperate in the south to tropical in the north, the natural environment is in a league of its own.

Perth Shopping

Seasoned shoppers seeking a dose of retail therapy will love WA’s quality shopping centres and cutting-edge boutiques.

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Australian Events and Festivals

In Western Australia there are plenty of unique events and festivals to be experienced. Many regional centres have their own distinct character and local traditions – sparking a number of unique country style festivities.

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Picnics and Barbecues

Western Australia is teeming with postcard-perfect picnic grounds. Picnicking on the river's edge, a game of frisbee at the park and feasting on a good old Aussie barbecue are popular pastimes in this sunny State.

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Luxurious Indulgences

In Western Australia there are plenty of opportunities to spoil and indulge yourself, whether staying in the heart of Perth or venturing out to the countryside.

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Museums and Galleries

Western Australia’s museums and galleries are as varied as its heritage, colourful as its culture and numerous as its pool of local talent.

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Perth Nightlife

Postcard-perfect paradise by day, Perth transforms into a spirited party town after the sun goes down.

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Romantic Holiday Escapes

Reignite the romance in your life with a Western Australian holiday. Secluded beaches, luxurious forest retreats, world class wineries and cosy seaside bungalows are just a few of the pleasures that await.

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Festivals and Sporting Events

Each year, Western Australia plays host to world-class concerts, festivals and sporting events – here’s the heads-up on some of the hottest tickets in town.

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Outdoor Entertainment

West Australians love to play in the great outdoors. Everything from music and cinema to ballet and opera is performed in the fresh open air – often at night, under a twinkling star-filled sky.

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Golf in Western Australia

There aren’t too many places in the world where you can swing a golf club while taking in a coastal vista, or while sharing the green with a friendly kangaroo.

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Nature's Calendar

Mother Nature has bestowed her finest gifts on Western Australia. Here, you can witness spectacular natural events and attractions – many which only occur in a handful of locations on Earth.

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Australian Indigenous Culture

The Indigenous Australian culture is one of the most diverse, oldest and fascinating on Earth. There are more than 365 language groups in Australia and more than 60 in Western Australia alone.

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Australian Sport and Leisure

West Australians love their sport - whether watching from the sidelines or taking to the field. With more sunny days than any other state in Australia, WA is the perfect place to get active in the great outdoors.

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Quirky Events and People

The outback is where you'll find old-fashioned, rip-snorting Aussie fun. Doll up in your finest attire and join in the fun at a "B&S" (Bachelors and Spinsters) ball. The schooners flow like a babbling brook at this annual bush bash.

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Cycling in Western Australia

Western Australia is a great place to explore by bicycle, with a wonderful climate and a generally flat terrain.

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Local Arts and Crafts

Western Australia’s spectacular untamed beauty is a smorgasbord for all the senses – an inspiration to many local artists. The State is blessed with a rich creative spirit and is teeming with bustling arts and craft galleries and markets.

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History and Heritage

Take a trip down memory lane and discover Western Australia's captivating colonial history.

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Creative WA

Perhaps because of its splendid isolation, Western Australia has produced some extraordinary acts that have taken the world by storm. From music and models to designers and sculptors, WA is a breeding ground for innovative minds and fresh ideas.

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