Transport and business costs
To top it all off, Western Australia has extensive
freight handling capacity by air, road, rail and sea.
And the advantages are numerous....
- More than 9,000 trucks travel from the eastern
states to Perth each year, and hate going back empty! So, the
backloading rates are enticing, and a great way for you to access
the whole of Australia cost-effectively. Our state has more than
17,000km of toll free roads, and more than 170 million tonnes of
freight are carried on these roads each year.
- The state's network of 14 seaports, including the
major port of Fremantle near Perth, export almost 160 million tonnes
of cargo each year.
- Four million passengers visit Perth International
and Domestic airports each year, with 38,000 tonnes of cargo
handled. More than 1,150 regular flights operate through the airport
- Around 200 million tonnes of freight is carried on
almost 7,000km of rail track annually.
As far as business costs go, land, offices, warehouses
and factories are highly competitive with other locations in Australia
Energy, water and sewerage services are also high in
quality and low in price, along with electricity and natural gas.
And a cost of living comparison conducted between
Perth, Sydney and Singapore showed that Perth performed the best in
everything from comparable housing and accommodation to health care and
Add this to clear blue skies, clean fresh air, white,
sandy beaches and a Mediterranean style climate, and you can't go past