Carrabin

 

 

CARRABIN

 

GPS 31 23 30 S 118 40 18 E

 

 

 

 

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Westonia

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STATISTICS

Distance from Perth

302 Km

Population

20

Average Rainfall

330mm

Mean Max Temp

25.1C

Mean Min Temp

11.4C

 

SERVICES

Police

08 9041 1322

Fire and Rescue

08 9041 2522

Medical

08 9081 3222

Visitor Centre / Shire

 08 9046 7063

 

CARAVAN PARKS

Caravan Park

08 9046 7162

 

HOTEL / MOTEL

Motel

08 9046 7162

 

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DESCRIPTION

 

Carrabin is situated between Merredin and Southern Cross.

 

Its main functions are as a refuelling stop on the Great Eastern Highway and a wheat receival centre.

 

It is the half-way mark between Perth and Kalgoorlie.

 

The Roadhouse is open from 6am to 8pm and provides meals, has 5 motel rooms with ensuites and the caravan park has 10 van sites with some shade and a grassed area with BBQ.

 

HISTORY

 

The town site was gazetted in 1912 and took its name from an existing railway siding. The word is of Aboriginal origin but the meaning has been lost in time.

 

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ELECTORAL ZONES

 

State : Central Wheatbelt

Federal : O'Connor

 

OTHER INFO.

 

Postcode : 6423

Local Government : Shire of Westonia

 

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