About the Shire of Waroona

Council Statistics 2014-2015

Waroona Shire Statistics
 Distance from Perth (km) 108
 Area (sq km)  835 
 Length of Sealed Roads (km) 258 
 Length of Unsealed Roads (km)    150 
 Population 4,001
 Number of Electors 2,682 
 Number of Dwellings 1,874
 Total Rates Levied $3,793,230
 Total Revenue $7,371,231
 Number of Employees 58

Suburbs and Localities:

Hamel; Lake Clifton; Nanga Brook; Preston Beach; Wagerup; Waroona.

Significant Local Events:

Australia Day; ANZAC Day, All Australian Car Day - April, Waroona Agricultural Show - October; Sea to ART exhibition - October; Vintage Machinery Show.

Ordinary Council Meetings

Meets fourth Tuesday of each month.

Tourist Attractions

Recreation dams - Waroona and Drakesbrook; Preston Beach; Lane Pool Reserve; Heritage Art Poles; Heritage Walk Trail; Waterous Loop - Munda Biddi Trail to tourist attractions; Hamel Wetlands Trail; Thrombolities; Drakesbrook Place (Local Artwork); Centennial Park (Memorial of the Old Drakesbrook School); Yalgorup National Park; Bush Poles and Postie Poles at Preston Beach. For further Information visit the Tourism tab.

Local Industries

Dairying; Whole Milk; Tourism; Timber; Vegetables; Forestry; Beef; Sheep; Engineering; Earthmoving; Mining; Mineral Sands; Wagerup Alumina Refinery.