Point Zero

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Point Zero is the marker from which all distances to Perth are measured and represents the centre point and civic heart of the city.

Situated on the south-east corner of the Old Treasury building on the corner of Cathedral Avenue and St Georges Terrace, the marker was chosen during the building’s life as the state’s first post office and adopted in 1925, 2 years after it ceased operating as a post office.

An understated plaque marking the adoption was laid in 1975. Now, it continues to be the marker for all distances measured to and from Perth worldwide and as a corner of the revitalised Cathedral Square precinct marks a return of activity for the city to where it all began.

Facilities

Birdwatching Disabled access available Family History & Heritage Walks

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

View All
XO Tours (Private)

XO Perth Private Tours

Perth

Djurandi Dreaming, Perth, Western Australia

Djurandi Dreaming

Perth

Taste Bud Tours, Perth , Western Australia

Taste Bud Tours

Perth

East Perth Cemeteries, East Perth, Western Australia

East Perth Cemeteries

East Perth, Perth

GPS Adventure Tours, Perth, Western Australia

GPS Adventure Tours

Perth

Heart of Gold Discovery Trail, Perth, Western Australia

Perth Heart of Gold Discovery Trail

Perth

Contact Us