Welome to Westonia

Located in Western Australia's Wheatbelt, 316 kilometres east of Perth, 306 kilometres west of Kalgoorlie and 55 kilometres east of Merredin the Shire of Westonia is renowned for its stunning natural woodlands, breathtaking granite outcrops, beautiful wildflowers and vast open skies.

The shire population consists of approximately 277 people spread across an area of 3,268 square kilometres and includes the towns of Walgoolan, Carrabin, Warralakin and the main centre Westonia. Westonia's main industries are broadacre wheat and sheep farming, and gold mining.

Westonia News

  • Notice of Intention to Lay 1080 Poison in the Westonia Common. Notice of Intention to Lay 1080 Poison in the Westonia Common. I hereby provide notice that I, Dylan Copeland, authorised by and on behalf of the Shire of Westonia intend to lay 1080 poison baits in the Westonia Common for the control of foxes and rabbits. I intend to commence baiting on Monday, 16 March 2015 and complete the baiting program on Tuesday, 21 April 2015. Please be advised that 1080 is highly toxic. Read More
  • Hood-Penn Museum Now Open The Hood-Penn Museum on Westonia's main street is now open. Entry is $3 for adults and $1 for anyone under the age of 18. The museum includes a variety of scenes showcasing early life in the shire including a pub scene, a shop/hardware store scene, a petrol station/garage scene, a kitchen scene, a bedroom scene and a blacksmith/farm workshop scene. A vibrating mine tunnel is also included within the museum that simulates life in an early Westonian gold mine. Read More
  • Johnny Cash & Co Tribute Band Playing in Westonia on 22nd March 2014 The Johnny Cash & Co Tribute Band are playing in Westonia in association with the Westonia Primary School's 100th Celebrations taking place on Saturday the 22nd of March 2014. The band will play from 8 pm onwards at the Westonia Recreation Complex. Hits from Liza Minnelli & The Free Radicals Band will also feature in the band's line up. Read More

Events Calendar

Events Calendar
April 2015