Bobtail Lizard

bobtail lizard

Tiliqua rugosa is a short-tailed, slow moving species of blue-tongued skink found in Australia. Three of the four recognized subspecies are found only in Western Australia, where they are known collectively by the common name bobtail lizard or just bobtail.

Great Southern Highway

Great Southern Highway

Great Southern Highway is a highway in the Southern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, starting from Great Eastern Highway at The Lakes, 50 km from Perth, and ending at Albany Highway near Cranbrook. It is the primary thoroughfare for this part of Western Australia and runs parallel with the Perth-Albany railway for its entire length. It is signed as State Route 120 from York to Cranbrook

Cape Naturaliste

Cape Naturaliste lighthouse

Cape Naturaliste is a headland in the south western region of Western Australia at the western edge of the Geographe Bay. It is the northernmost point of the Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge which was named after the cape. Also the Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and the Cape to Cape hiking track were named after this location.

Coogee

Woodman Point

Coogee is a southern coastal suburb of Perth, Western Australia, located within the City of Cockburn. The suburb takes its name from the lake, Lake Coogee, in the area, which translates to “Body of water” in the native Aboriginal Noongar language. To the southwest of the suburb lies Woodman Point, an “A” Grade reserve with several kilometres of beach frontage onto Cockburn Sound. The Reserve features large picnic areas and is a popular fishing locality.

The Lakes

The Lakes

The Lakes is a locality in Western Australia within the Shire of Mundaring. It is located 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of the capital city of Perth at the junction of the Great Eastern Highway and the Great Southern Highway.

Kojonup

Kojonup

Kojonup is a town located 256 km south-east of Perth, Western Australia along Albany Highway. The name Kojonup is believed to refer to the “Kodja” or stone axe made by Indigenous Australians from the local stone. The main industry is the wool industry, and to celebrate its importance, the town built a one and a half scale model of a wool wagon, as a symbol of the town.

Piesseville

Piesseville

Piesseville is a small town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 211 kilometres (131 mi) south-east of Perth on the Great Southern Highway between Narrogin and Wagin. Piesseville today is more of an agricultural locality.

Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe

Ravensthorpe is a town 541 km south east of Perth, 40 km inland from the south coast of Western Australia. It is the seat of government of the Shire of Ravensthorpe. BHP sold its Raventhorpe nickel mine, to Toronto-based First Quantum for US $ 340 million. The Canadian company plans to have the mine back in production in mid-2011.

Cuballing

Cuballing

Cuballing is a town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, on Great Southern Highway, between Pingelly and Narrogin. The town did not grow after the 1920s, and many of the old buildings have been preserved and can still be seen today.

Broomehill

Broomehill

Broomehill is a town located along the Great Southern Highway between Katanning and Albany, in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The Holland Track , a well known walking track, begins in Broomehill and ends in Coolgardie.