Towards a Bright Future - A vision for Perth as a region of 3.5 million people

This is the most significant and detailed report about Perth’s future to date. It identifies the main drivers of change in the Perth region and maps the values, perceptions and aspirations of a cross section of Perth residents. It charts Perth’s biggest opportunities and challenges, based on up to date, original research, and highlights the region’s potential if we respond proactively to these opportunities and challenges – and the problems the region could face if we do not.

Ultimately, the document identifies high priority strategic recommendations for government to enable it to achieve the community’s aspirations for the future – and ultimately a bright future for Perth.

Key Aims

Towards a Bright Future was a 4 year research project that aimed to:

  • Create a knowledge base about the opportunities and challenges facing Perth as a region projected to grow to 3.5 million people by 2050.
  • Collaborate and consult with our members and leaders across government, the private sector and the not-for-profit sector to create a vision for Perth's future.
  • Develop scenarios for the Perth of the future.
  • Recommended a strategy with an action plan for delivering positive change.

Key Reports and Resources

Related Resources

Perth @ 3.5 Million Scenarios

Perth @ 3.5 Million Scenarios

Scenarios for Public Transport, Housing and Environment

Steering Committee

Dr Ken Michael AC

Dr Ken Michael AC
Chair

The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi

The Right Honourable the Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi

Professor Richard Weller

Professor Richard Weller

Dr Veronica Huddleston

Dr Veronica Huddleston
FACTBase Researcher

The Hon. Kerry Sanderson AO

The Hon. Kerry Sanderson AO
Governor of Western Australia

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

Richard Kilbane

Richard Kilbane

Sam Fox

Sam Fox

Marion Fulker

Marion Fulker
Chief Executive Officer

Gemma Davis

Gemma Davis
Research Consultant

Steven Ames

Steven Ames
Workshop Facilitator

Holly DeVaney

Holly DeVaney
Project Coordinator

Tony Monaghan

Tony Monaghan
Manager - Corporate Communications - The Brand Agency

Jacqueline Larsen

Jacqueline Larsen
Consultant - Writing and Graphic Design

Brian Harris

Brian Harris