Our Impact

Since our establishment in 2006, the Committee for Perth has made a number of significant achievements in the areas of research and advocacy. Our evidenced and solutions-focused approach has resulted in widespread acknowledgement that the Committee is the key ‘go-to’ organisation on the issues that Perth faces as a growing region.

Over the past decade we have undertaken academic and consultative research and produced:

  • 80 FACTBase Bulletins
  • 9 FACTBase Special Reports
  • 14 FACTSheets
  • The report Towards a Bright Future - a vision for Perth as a region of 3.5 million people
  • Filling the Pool - a landmark gender equality report
  • Get a Move On! a landmark transport and congestion report
  • A landmark economic report Bigger & Better Beyond the Boom - Perth's Pathway to Prosperity
  • The landmark report about Perth's brand and reputation Boorloo Kworp 'Perth is Good'
  • The Future of Work landmark report about equipping WA and its people to lead the Nation in the future world of work, followed by Race to the Top which detailed workforce planning
  • 8 case studies in the What We Thought Would Kill Us series and a Learning and Recommendations Report
  • A report to examine the World's Most Liveable Cities
  • A series of reports to examine the Cost of Living
  • A number of submissions related to Government policy

Through on-the-ground research, our CEO has undertaken 12 Study Tours to cities across the developed world to understand what Perth can learn.

Our achievements have combined to demonstrate that we are a respected, informed and positive voice for Perth and its future.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Committee For Perth acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.