Useful links

We've scoured the internet looking for the best resources to help support your transition into Perth. Below you'll find everything from local news and events, sporting and recreation facilities, public transport options and a wide range of community groups. If you think something is missing please email communications [at] dha.gov.au or dco.communication [at] defence.gov.au with your suggestions.

Public transport

  • Transperth buses

  • Perth’s rail system services most areas

  • Free CATS (central area transport service) buses shuttle frequently along popular routes around the CBD

  • Ferries

  • Transwa operate train and coach services for regional areas

  • International flights arrive directly into Perth Airport from many global transit hubs.

Sport and recreation

Utility providers

DHA has engaged with utility providers to deliver ongoing savings and benefits to Defence members and their families. To view the current offers and savings in your area, visit your Online Services dashboard.

To save money on your bill check out the Energy-Saving Guide for Western Australia.