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Major Cities in Australia





The following is the list of top 40 major cities in Australia is based on the population and rank along with the capital of the respective state and union territory.
RankCityState/TerritoryPopulation (2012)
1SydneyNew South Wales4,667,283
2MelbourneVictoria4,246,345
3BrisbaneQueensland2,189,878
4PerthWestern Australia1,897,548
5AdelaideSouth Australia1,277,174
6Gold Coast-TweedQueensland/New South Wales590,889
7Newcastle-MaitlandNew South Wales418,958
8Canberra-QueanbeyanAustralian Capital Territory/New South Wales411,609
9Sunshine CoastQueensland285,169
10WollongongNew South Wales282,099
11HobartTasmania216,959
12GeelongVictoria179,042
13TownsvilleQueensland171,971
14CairnsQueensland142,528
15DarwinNorthern Territory131,678
16ToowoombaQueensland110,472
17BallaratVictoria95,021
18BendigoVictoria88,668
19LauncestonTasmania86,109
20Albury-WodongaNew South Wales/Victoria84,982
21MackayQueensland81,594
22RockhamptonQueensland77,704
23BundabergQueensland69,805
24BunburyWestern Australia67,090
25Coffs HarbourNew South Wales66,610
26Wagga WaggaNew South Wales53,832
27Hervey BayQueensland50,431
28Mildura-WentworthVictoria/New South Wales48,783
29Shepparton-MooropnaVictoria48,114
30Gladstone-Tannum SandsQueensland44,355
31Port MacquarieNew South Wales43,587
32TamworthNew South Wales40,832
33Traralgon-MorwellVictoria40,602
34OrangeNew South Wales38,516
35GeraldtonWestern Australia38,030
36Bowral-MittagongNew South Wales36,402
37DubboNew South Wales35,898
38Nowra-BomaderryNew South Wales34,798
39BathurstNew South Wales34,124
40WarrnamboolVictoria33,204