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

  • VOLUNTEERS THE DRIVING FORCE BEHIND OF SPORT Department of Sport and Recreation we recently had the opportunity to film a video on sports volunteers Read More
  • Hood-Penn Museum 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
  • NOTICE OF INTENTION TO LEVY DIFFERENTIAL RATES 2015/2016 Pursuant to Section 6.33 and 6.36 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given to ratepayers of the intention of the Shire of Westonia to impose the following differential and minimum rates for the 2015/2016 rating year: Read More