Perth metropolitan region
- The metropolitan region is defined by the Planning and Development Act 2005 to include 30 local government areas with the outer extent being the City of Wanneroo and the City of Swan to the north, the Shire of Mundaring, City of Kalamunda and the City of Armadale to the east, the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale to the southeast and the City of Rockingham to the southwest, and including the islands of Rottnest Island and Garden Island off the west coast. This extent correlates with the Metropolitan Region Scheme.
- The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Perth (Major Statistical Division) accords with the Metropolitan Region Scheme area.
- The Regional Development Commissions Act 1993 includes the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale in the Peel region instead.
- The Australian Bureau of Statistics Greater Capital City Statistical Area, or Greater Perth in short, consists of the area defined by the Metropolitan Region Scheme, plus the City of Mandurah and the Pinjarra Level 2 Statistical Area of the Shire of Murray.
The Perth metropolitan region is grouped with the Peel region in some urban planning documents including the Western Australian Planning Commission's Directions 2031 and Beyond and the Perth and Peel@3.5 million suite of documents. Together, the Perth and Peel regions stretch 158 kilometres (98 mi) from Two Rocks in the north to Herron in the south and are currently home to more than two million people.
Subregions and local government areas
Inner Metro Area (19 LGAs)
- City of Bayswater
- City of Belmont
- City of Canning
- City of Fremantle
- City of Melville
- City of Nedlands
- City of Perth
- City of South Perth
- City of Stirling
- City of Subiaco
- City of Vincent
- Town of Bassendean
- Town of Cambridge
- Town of Claremont
- Town of Cottesloe
- Town of East Fremantle
- Town of Mosman Park
- Town of Victoria Park
Northeastern Outer Metro Area (3 LGAs)
Northwestern Outer Metro Area (2 LGAs)
Southeastern Outer Metro Area (3 LGAs)
Southwestern Outer Metro Area (3 LGAs)
- 1955 Plan for the Metropolitan Region, Perth and Fremantle
- List of islands of Perth, Western Australia
- List of Perth suburbs
- Western Australian Planning Commission (14 December 2007). "Metropolitan Region Scheme". Government of Western Australia. Archived from the original on 11 June 2009. Retrieved 16 September 2010.
- Metropolitan Local Government Review Panel (September 2011). Defining What we mean by "Perth Metropolitan Area" (Report). Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
- "Metropolitan Local Government Review, Final Report of the Independent Panel" (PDF). City of Kalamunda. July 2012. p. 56. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 April 2019. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
- "Greater Capital City Statistical Areas" (PDF). Australian Bureau Statistics. Commonwealth of Australia. 2012. Archived from the original (pdf) on 30 October 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Greater Perth (Greater Capital City Statistical Area)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
- "Perth and Peel@3.5million". Department of Planning. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
- "Schedule 5 of the Planning and Development Act 2005". Act of 12 December 2005. Retrieved 22 June 2020.
- Peel region
- Metropolitan Region Scheme – The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
- Metropolitan Perth LGA boundaries – The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development
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