Your business is our community
Population
31,644
Local Jobs
23,392
Gross Regional Product
4,271
Local Businesses
2,966
Building Approvals
77
Unemployment Rate
8.7%

Situated approximately 175 kilometres south of Perth, the picturesque coastal city of Bunbury boasts a relaxing lifestyle, stunning waterways and a bustling cityscape, consisting of a vibrant and ever-growing business community. As the state’s third most populous city after Perth and Mandurah, Bunbury is fast becoming a must-see destination for those visiting the South West region.

The City of Bunbury is a great place to live, work and visit with various attractions such as the Dolphin Discovery Centre, Bunbury Wildlife Park, Bunbury Farmers Market, Koombana Bay Foreshore, Marlston Waterfront, Bunbury Regional Art Gallery, Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre and the soon to be completed Youth Precinct. With a light to heavy industrial area, thriving port infrastructure, welcoming university and TAFE campuses and a dedicated South West Health Campus, Bunbury is being referred to by many as the second capital city of Western Australia.

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Local Government Body – City of Bunbury

The City continues to work very closely with our Bunbury Geographe partners including the shires of Harvey, Dardanup, Collie, Donnybrook, Boyup-Brook and Capel, as well as other local governments in the South West. We have continued to actively engage with key stakeholders and continue to engage regularly with the Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the South West Development Commission, Regional Development Australia South West, Southern Ports, local, state and federal parliamentarians and the governments of the day to advance opportunities for Bunbury and the region. Whilst our primary focus is delivering quality services to our community, our attention is also turning towards attracting and securing additional business and industry investment in Bunbury, as jobs are paramount to our growth and success. Bunbury has a great City Centre, excellent infrastructure, a fantastic lifestyle and so many other positive attributes. It is incumbent upon us to use these to our advantage to continue to grow our great City into the future.

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Local Economy

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Mining
Professional Services
Social Services
Tourism
Data Last updated 16/12/2021, REMPLAN