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About Bunbury

Bunbury, Western Australia’s second city, is the heart of the Bunbury-Geographe region. It has a diverse economic base and is the service centre for the south west corner of Western Australia.
Bunbury offers a high-quality lifestyle in a stunning natural landscape with the current population sitting at under 32,000.

Bunbury is the economic hub of the South West region and is located 180km south of Perth, Western Australia. This role as a major hub reinforces Bunbury’s position as the State’s Second City.

With Bunbury’s access to major transport and export infrastructure, including the Bunbury Port, rail networks, Forrest and South Western Highways and Busselton Margaret River Airport (freight and commercial flights), higher education opportunities, health services and industry, Bunbury is well positioned to support one of Australia’s fastest growing regions, with an increasing population calling the Bunbury-Geographe region home.

As a cosmopolitan regional City, Bunbury offers a buoyant and diverse economy. Bunbury’s location, access to nearby greenfield sites, business and industry parks, flexible planning approach, together with its competitively priced residential and commercial premises, provide a range of business and lifestyle choices.


Bunbury is rich in its art, culture and heritage. Home to Bunbury Regional Art Gallery the largest A class regional gallery in Western Australia, Bunbury is also the region’s cultural and entertainment hub hosting the award-winning Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre.
Complementing the cultural and entertainment offerings are the many award winning and exceptional cafés, restaurants and small bars.

Bunbury boasts a number of natural and tourist attractions, and is coupled with a Mediterranean climate, making it an ideal holiday destination.

Bunbury is a beautiful place to live, work and visit and has something for everyone. The quality of life is one of its biggest attractions offering residents a variety of amenities, schools, shops, beaches and nightlife, all within easy reach. It has everything a family needs including Edith Cowan University and a South Regional TAFE, public and private schools, the South West Health Campus and a range of high quality health services, not to mention an extensive and diverse events calendar.

People Live Brighter Lives in Bunbury

Bunbury is close to home, but far from expected and it only gets better in winter.

You can experience world-class cuisine in the warmth of award-winning restaurants or grab the umbrella and spend the entire day exploring.

You have the time and space to just breathe, but also plenty to do and explore, which is why Bunbury truly is the brighter place to visit.