Australia is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories. The Australian .. Perth was eventually defined as the capital by statute in City of Perth Act (WA) in AustLII. Jump up ^ A.H. McLintock (ed), An Encyclopaedia Subdivisions : Local government areas ; Cadast. The State Library of Western Australia is a research, reference and public lending library located in the Perth Cultural Centre in Perth, Western Australia. Established : . The State Theatre Centre of Western Australia is a theatre complex located within the Perth Cultural Centre in Perth, Western Australia. The larger of three Opened : 27 January. The Victoria Public Library, named in honour of Queen Victoria, opened on 26 January Other popular sports include cricket , basketball , association football soccer , and rugby union. This area comprises Christmas Island and the Cocos Keeling Islands in addition to the six states and three mainland territories; Norfolk Island is the only territory with a permanent population that is not part of geographic Australia. Jervis Bay Territory Northern Territory. The redistribution  added part of West Leederville east of Kimberley Street, and extended the northern boundary to include southern Leederville and parts of North Perth and Mount Lawley. It was these residents, primarily in Kalgoorlie but also in Albany who voted to join the Commonwealth, and the proposal of these areas being admitted separately under the name Auralia was considered. Perth was founded as the Swan River Colony in by British and Irish settlers, though the outpost languished. Published in 'Human settlement', in D. Perth Town Hall Parliament House State Library of Western Australia. East Perth Terminal Perth Station Elizabeth Quay Station Elizabeth Quay Bus Station Roe Street bus station Perth Busport. Perth is a town in Fulton CountyNew YorkUnited States. Australian Statistical Geography Standard ID not in Pvz 2 Australian Statistical Geography Standard ID not in Wikidata Use dmy dates from July Use Australian English from October All Wikipedia articles written in Australian English Articles with hCards. The foyer is timber paneled like the auditorium. Archived from the original on 17 March Globalization and World Cities GaWC Study Group and Network. Join the Library As a member you can borrow books and other items from our collection. Education is compulsory in Western Australia between the ages of six and seventeen, corresponding to primary and secondary school. Basic Community Profile" xls. The infertility of most of the soils has required heavy application by farmers of chemical fertilisers, particularly superphosphate, insecticides and herbicides. Retrieved 9 April State Library of Western Australia State Library of Western Australia, Alexander Library Building. Both directly and indirectly, the industry makes up 3.