A local government body within the Perth metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as Perth City Council, the City of Perth covers an area of around 13 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 19,000. The Council has a heritage dating back to 1856.
The Perth City Council was suspended on 2 March 2018, pending the establishment of a public inquiry into the council. The council has been administered by three commissioners.
Council House, 27 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000