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    The city is 175 km far from south of the state capital, Perth. The coastal city of Western Australia, Bunbury, is the state’s third city in population density following both cities of Perth and Mandurah.

    The area of the city which hosts a population of 74,363, as stated by 2018’ indications, equals to 222.8 km2. Bunbury was founded in 1836 upon directives of James Sterling Governor, and given the name Bunbury after its founder, Lieutenant Henry Bunbury, to honour him.

    The three dominated ancestries in Bunbury are English, Australian and Irish. It has a high quality lifestyle in impressive sound landscape; and is considered to be an important economic centre of the South West region.

    It is a nice city to live, study, and work; it has the ability to satisfy everyone when it is visited. Stretched over a peninsula, it is the city of bodies of water where you can practice lots of water sports such as surfing, canoeing, boating and paddle boarding.


    Living Expenses in Bunbury

    $1390 is the average cost of living in Bunbury for an international student, which indicates that it is in the top 35% of the cities’ highest prices around the world in being ranked 3095th out of 9294 around the globe.

    Also, it is in the list of the most expensive cities in Australia ranked 55th out of 64. The city’s average salary after tax is $3350, which can be enough to make ends meet for 2.5 months.

     Lists of Living Expenses in Bunbury in AUS dollar:




    Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant

    20.00 A$

    Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course

    80.00 A$

    McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)

    13.50 A$

    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)

    6.50 A$

    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

    10.00 A$

    Cappuccino (regular)

    5.90 A$

    Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)

    5.00 A$

    Water (0.33 liter bottle)

    3.67 A$



    Milk (regular), (1 liter)

    1.50 A$

    Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)

    3.12 A$

    Rice (white), (1kg)

    2.25 A$

    Eggs (regular) (12)

    4.28 A$

    Local Cheese (1kg)

    8.00 A$

    Chicken Fillets (1kg)

    10.00 A$

    Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)

    15.00 A$

    Apples (1kg)

    4.50 A$

    Banana (1kg)

    4.50 A$

    Oranges (1kg)

    6.00 A$

    Tomato (1kg)

    5.50 A$

    Potato (1kg)

    4.00 A$

    Onion (1kg)

    2.25 A$

    Lettuce (1 head)

    3.00 A$

    Water (1.5 liter bottle)

    2.00 A$

    Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)

    13.00 A$

    Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)

    5.00 A$

    Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)

    5.00 A$

    Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)

    50.00 A$




    One-way Ticket (Local Transport)

    3.20 A$

    Monthly Pass (Regular Price)


    Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)


    Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)


    Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)


    Gasoline (1 liter)

    1.52 A$

    Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trend line (Or Equivalent New Car)


    Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)

    24,000.00 A$


    Utilities (Monthly)


    Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment

    75.00 A$

    1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)


    Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)

    84.00 A$



    Sports And Leisure


    Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult

    90.00 A$

    Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)


    Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat

    21.00 A$




    Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child


    International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child



    Clothing And Shoes


    1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)

    57.00 A$

    1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)

    60.00 A$

    1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)

    82.50 A$

    1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes

    90.00 A$


    Rent Per Month


    Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre                                                  


    Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre

        800.00 A$

    Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre

           3,200.0 A$

    Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre



    Buy Apartment Price


    Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre


    Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment



    The Culture of Bunbury

    A number of cultural organizations do exist in Bunbury, including:

    • Bunbury Regional Art Galleries
    • Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre, with theatre, film and live performance
    • Sterling Street Arts Centre

    The historic King Cottage having been built by1880 is the Bunbury Historical Society. The City of Bunbury bought the cottage after which it was released to be owned by the Society.

    The cottage is furnished having artifacts displayed to mirror the life having been lived during the period from the 1880S till the 1920S. The arts exhibitions are held every year at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre.

    There are many tourism and recreational opportunities in Bunbury. Some of the most popular attractions include:

    • Dolphin Discovery Centre
    • Bunbury Back Beach
    • Koombana Bay
    • Bunbury Wildlife Park
    • Bunbury Farmers Market


     Weather and Environment of Bunbury

    The climate in Bunbury is warm and moderate in summer, and in winter, it is mildly cold and rains much more quantity than in summer. The average temperatures fluctuate in between 13 – 180 C (45 – 630F).

    The city is coastal having a number of water basins known for holding lots of recreational sports that are available all year round, as the city enjoys mild temperature in summer and winter. 


    Working in Bunbury

    The universities in Bunbury offer international student with practical courses which are innovative and related to workforce markets, to enable international students understand the nature of their abilities so that they become interested in upgrading their skills to meet different needs of business markets.

    The people are fond of working with international students in Bunbury who give education a great deal importance guided by values of honesty, integrity, respect so that they can instill inside international students to encourage them to communicate, work in teams, generate new ideas, change international outlook and appraise their skills.

    Working with the staff indicates that international students are going to contribute to making a difference in their community, and many international students in Bunbury are working using up to date facilities in their fields.

    International students have the permission to work up to 40 hours as long as they are committed to their study at universities of full time study, and up to unlimited hours in times of holidays and university breaks.

    Districts of Bunbury

    List of Bunbury suburbs

    • Australind.
    • Beela.
    • Binger.
    • Binning up.
    • Boyanup.
    • Brunswick Junction.
    • Bunbury.
    • Burekup.

    The Universities in Bunbury

    Local University & Tertiary Education in Bunbury WA

    • Edith Cowan University. University & Tertiary Education, East Bunbury, WA 6230. 585 Robertson Dr, Bunbury, WA, 6230
    • Southwest Function Centre. University & Tertiary Education, Bunbury, WA 6230
    • Dalyellup College. University & Tertiary Education, Dalyellup, WA 6230.