Perth, Western Australia

Perth, Western Australia, is a vibrant city known for its stunning beaches, clear blue skies, and thriving arts and culture scene. As the host city for our conference, Perth offers a unique blend of modernity and natural beauty, making it an ideal location for both work and leisure. Explore the city’s diverse dining scene, wander through its bustling markets, or take a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Swan River. With its welcoming atmosphere and world-class amenities, Perth is sure to leave a lasting impression on conference attendees.


Things to do in Perth

  1. Kings Park and Botanic Garden: Explore the beautiful gardens, enjoy stunning views of the city skyline, and visit the Western Australian Botanic Garden.
  2. The Pinnacles: Visit the iconic place that is this conference was named after! The Pinnacles can be found at Nambung National Park, Cervantes, about a 2 hour drive from Perth.
  3. Cottesloe Beach: Relax on the white sandy beaches, swim in the crystal-clear waters, and enjoy the vibrant beachside atmosphere.
  4. Fremantle: Visit the historic port city of Fremantle, explore the markets, enjoy the waterfront dining, and learn about the area’s rich history.
  5. Perth Zoo: Discover a wide variety of animals from around the world, and enjoy interactive exhibits and wildlife experiences.
  6. Swan Valley: Take a day trip to the Swan Valley wine region, sample local wines, indulge in gourmet food, and explore the charming towns and boutique shops.
  7. Perth Mint: Learn about the history of gold mining in Western Australia, see the largest collection of gold bars in the world, and watch a gold pouring demonstration.
  8. Art Gallery of Western Australia: Explore the gallery’s extensive collection of Australian and Indigenous art, as well as international exhibitions.
  9. Rottnest Island: Take a ferry to Rottnest Island, home to stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and the adorable quokkas.
  10. Perth Cultural Centre: Visit the various cultural institutions, including the Western Australian Museum, the State Library of Western Australia, and the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
  11.  Perth Concert Hall: Enjoy a performance at the Perth Concert Hall, which hosts a variety of concerts, performances, and events throughout the year.
  12.  Elizabeth Quay: Explore Elizabeth Quay, a vibrant waterfront precinct offering restaurants, cafes, public art, and stunning views of the Swan River.
  13.  Margaret River Wine Region: Take a trip to the Margaret River wine region, known for its world-class wineries, gourmet food, and stunning scenery.

For more ideas, head to the Tourism Western Australia website HERE. 

Watch our promo video highlighting some of our favourite places in Western Australia!

Please note: this video is outdated and the dates should read 6-9 January 2025.