Overview

Located 424 kilometres north of Perth with a thriving population of 38738. Greater Geraldton has been named one of Australia's regional capitals. The City boasts a prosperous economy and a number of industries including mining, fishing, manufacturing, construction, retail and tourism.

As one of Western Australia's top places to live, work, study or invest, Geraldton is the capital of the Mid West region.

With the best of coastal and rural living, Greater Geraldton has stunning weather all-year round. With mild winters, balmy autumn evenings, summers cooled by regular sea breezes and spring bursting with stunning wildflowers, you can enjoy all that Geraldton has to offer no matter what time of the year.

Geraldton is up there with the top must-see surfing, kite surfing, windsurfing, diving, snorkelling, boating and fishing destinations in Australia. It's also ideally situated for exploring one of the greatest displays of spring wildflowers on Earth, with some intriguing Indigenous, maritime and Spanish missionary history to discover along the way.

Geraldton's coastline is a huge tourist attraction and it has a beautiful Foreshore to match. Other attractions include the iconic lighthouse, the HMAS Sydney Memorial and the Houtman Abrolhos Islands which are located 80km off the coast of Geraldton.

Greater Geraldton is also home to a number of private and public schools from K-12 as well as the opportunity for higher education studies with the Geraldton University Centre, Durack Institute of Technology and the Batavia Coast Marine Institute.

The City has a rich long-spanning heritage with much of that still preserved throughout the City.

Greater Geraldton also incorporates the town of Mullewa which lies 98kms north east of the city and the Greenough settlement located 24kms south of Geraldton on the Brand Highway.

For more information please visit economy profile of City of Greater Geraldton