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.

Wave Rock

Wave Rock

Wave Rock is a natural rock formation located east of the small town of Hyden in Western Australia. It derives its name from the fact that it is shaped like a tall breaking ocean wave. The ‘wave’ formation was formed 60 million years ago. Wave Rock hosts the nearby Wave Rock Weekender event, a music festival held once a year. More than 140,000 tourists visit wave rock every year.

Pink Fairy Orchid

pink fairy orchid

The Pink Fairy Orchid (Caladenia latifolia) is species of orchid found across southern Australia. The flowers may be solitary or in an inflorescence of a few flowers and appear during August – October.

Wallaby

wallaby

A wallaby is an informal designation generally used for any macropod that is smaller than a kangaroo or wallaroo that has not been given some other name. The name wallaby comes from the Eora Aboriginal tribe who were the original inhabitants of the Sydney area. Young wallabies are known as “joeys”, like many other marsupials. Wallabies are widely distributed across Australia, particularly in more remote, heavily timbered, or rugged areas

Avon river

Avon river

The Avon River is a river in Western Australia. It is a tributary of the Swan River totalling 280 kilometres in length, with a catchment area of 125,000 square kilometres. Lake Yealering in the Shire of Wickepin is the point of origin for the upper Avon river. The Avon river is the site of an annual whitewater boating event, the Avon Descent.

Thongs

Thongs

Thongs (flip-flops) are an open type of outdoor footwear, consisting of a flat sole held loosely on the foot by a Y-shaped strap, like a thin thong, that passes between the first (big) and second toes and around either side of the foot. Unlike sandals, thongs do not secure the ankle.

Leschenaultia

leschenaultia biloba

Lechenaultia is a genus of plants in the Goodeniaceae family. Some species of this genus are used like ornamental plants. Lechenaultia species are diverse in form, they may appear as trees, shrubs, or small herbaceous plants.

Prospector Train

Prospector train

The Transwa Prospector is a standard-gauge passenger train operated by Transwa that runs between Perth, Western Australia, and the Goldfields town of Kalgoorlie. The new Prospector railcars feature air conditioned saloons, reclining seats, an entertainment system and standard mains power outlets for passengers to connect laptops and other equipment during the journey.

Tincurrin

Tincurrin

Tincurrin is a small town in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 250 kilometres (155 mi) south-east of Perth and within the Shire of Wickepin. Tincurrin’s name is of Aboriginal origin, but the meaning is not known.

Borden

Borden

Borden is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The town is located 325 kilometres (202 mi) south east of the state capital, Perth and 111 kilometres (69 mi) north of Albany, Western Australia on Chester Pass Road. At the 2006 census, Borden and the surrounding area had a population of 164.