If you are looking for a place to stay when you first land in Perth, before moving to your permanent accommodation, some Perth hotels offer student rates.
Cost:$90 to $160AUD per week
Hostels are either privately-owned or run by not-for-profit organisations such as Youth Hostels Australia (YHA). Perth City YHA as well as Fremantle Prison YHA offer dedicated Twin Share and Single Student Rooms with personal desks and five-star facilities like a swimming pool, movie room, communal kitchen and a shared bathroom. You can also search for privately-owned youth hostels in Perth.
Cost: varies dependent on location and availability.
Find places to stay in Perth - from entire homes to private rooms; AirBnB can be a good short term accommodation option.