Imagery​

Imagery subscription services

Landgate's SLIP Imagery service gives you access to aerial imagery captured over Western Australia since 1948. There are four services to choose from depending upon your organisation’s requirements.

WA Now

This base layer imagery is a whole of state layer configured as a flattened and seamless single service. It can be used as a background in conjunction with other data services to provide a spatial reference and contains the most current 1:100,000 aerial imagery tiles, aboriginal community, regional and town site mosaics.

Perth2

This service provides metropolitan aerial imagery (Perth and surrounding areas) as separate layers from 1953 through to the current year*. Perth2 provides access to Perth metropolitan aerial imagery captured every 6 months at 15cm ground resolution – in summer and winter since 2011.

Perth4

This service provides metropolitan aerial imagery (Perth and surrounding areas) as separate layers from 1948 through to the current year*. Subscription to Perth4 includes access to the Perth2 service, plus additional metropolitan aerial imagery captured at 10cm ground resolution - in the autumn and spring since 2014, representing a total of 4 captures per annum.

WA Regional

This service provides access to all available regional imagery as separate layers from 1987 to the current year*. This includes the most current 1:100,000 aerial imagery tiles, aboriginal community, regional and town site mosaics.

Key information and attributes

Format type: raster (captured digitally since 2009. Imagery captured prior to this has been metrically scanned)

Update cycle: Variable (please refer to

Coverage: whole of state (except the East Arid)

Data download: no

Colour: Imagery prior to 1980 will be black and white

Completeness: Some imagery captured earlier than 2000 is not available within these services and will be added progressively over time at no additional cost.

Horizontal accuracies:

Imagery Prior 1980 1981 - 2010 2010 - current

Metropolitan Perth, town sites, aboriginal communities (x≤15cm)

±2.5m ±1m ±0.5m

1:100k Regional mosaics (15cm≤x≤50cm)

±10m ±2m ±1m

You can access imagery information, map and web service URLs at:

WA Now - https://catalogue.data.wa.gov.au/dataset/wa-now-aerial-photography-mosaic

Perth2 – https://catalogue.data.wa.gov.au/dataset/perth2-aerial-photography-mosaic

Perth4 – https://catalogue.data.wa.gov.au/dataset/perth4-aerial-photography-mosaic

WA Regional - https://catalogue.data.wa.gov.au/dataset/wa-regional-aerial-photography-mosaic

Need help?

You can contact our Business Sales and Service team on +61 (0)9273 7683 or email salesandservice@landgate.wa.gov.au for more information on SLIP subscription services.

This page was last updated on: 03 Jul 2017