A series of photos of Perth from the air reveal the amazing transformation the city is going through.
Taken from the Seven News helicopter about a kilometre above the city, the pictures show the multi- million-dollar infrastructure projects springing up across the city, helping to forge a new-look central business district.
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"In city-making, city-defining projects, I think we were tinkering at the edges before but now we're making big investments," Committee for Perth chief executive Marion Fulker said.
At the centre of Perth's face lift is Elizabeth Quay - a dusty construction site now but not for long.
"It's a game-changer for Perth," FuturePerth chairman Sean Morrison said.
"It's a project which will really fundamentally change how people view and visit their city."
The Northbridge Link will connect the entertainment and business districts for the first time in about 100 years.
Construction near Crown Perth is also steaming ahead. The golf course had to be sacrificed but it is promised that the new stadium will more than make up for it.
The landmark Burswood Dome has been demolished - a carpark will soon take its place.
In the suburbs there is more construction. The new children's hospital in Nedlands and the Fiona Stanley Hospital in Murdoch will be world-class medical facilities.
Ms Fulker said for decades Perth had been "gazing jealously east" hoping for approval from Sydney and Melbourne, but the scale of progress had given the city a new reason to be proud and a new sense of identity.
"That's also coming of age isn't it, just understanding exactly where we fit and we're never going to convince Sydney and Melbourne that we matter so we just have to keep on doing what we're doing,' she said. "I definitely don't think we're Dullsville any more."