Warren River

Warren river

The Warren River is a river in the South West of Western Australia. The headwaters of the river rise in the Tone State Forest just West of Strachan then flow in a south westerly direction crossing the South Western Highway and then flowing through the Warren State Forest, finally discharging into the Southern Ocean near Coolyarbup.

Merredin

Merredin

Merredin is a town in Western Australia, located in the Central Wheatbelt roughly midway between Perth and Kalgoorlie, on Route 94, Great Eastern Highway. The agricultural land around Merredin produces 40% of Western Australia’s wheat quota.

Hippos Yawn

Hippos Yawn

Hippos Yawn is a rock near Wave Rock in Western Australia. The rock’s resemblance to a yawning hippopotamus led to its name. It is about 12.6 meters tall.

Banksia Grandis

Banksia Grandis

Banksia grandis, commonly known as Bull Banksia, Giant Banksia or Mangite, is a common and distinctive tree in South West Western Australia. The flowers of Banksia grandis were known as mangyt, pulgarla or Bool gal la by the Indigenous peoples who live within its range. The flowers were steeped in water or sucked to obtain nectar.

Balingup

Balingup Sign

Balingup is a town located in the South West of Western Australia, 241 kilometres (150 mi) south of the state capital, Perth, and 31 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of the town of Donnybrook, on the South Western Highway. The town takes its name from Balingup Pool, located on the Balingup Brook which flows through the town. The name is said to be derived from the name of Noongar warrior, Balingan.

Brunswick Junction

Brunswick Junction big cow

Brunswick Junction is a town located in the South West of Western Australia along the South Western Highway, between Harvey and Bunbury. Brunswick Junction is mainly known today for dairying, to which a large Friesian cow (nicknamed Daisy) stands testament in a park in the centre of town. Peters Creameries produces milk products, butter and cheese from nearby dairy farmers.

Beverley

Beverley

Beverley is a town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia, 133 kilometres (83 mi) south-east of the state capital, Perth, between York and Brookton on the Great Southern Highway. The town is also located on the Great Southern railway line.

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.

Muja Power Station

Muja Power Station

Muja Power Station is a power station 22km east of Collie, Western Australia. It has eight coal powered steam turbines that together generate a total capacity of 854 MW of electricity. The coal is mined in the nearby Collie Sub-basin.

Mount Frankland National Park

Mount Frankland National Park

Mount Frankland National Park is a national park in the South West region of Western Australia (Australia), 327 km south of Perth. It covers the low granite hills to the north of the town of Walpole and is covered largely by forests of karri (Eucalyptus diversicolor) and red tingle (Eucalyptus jacksonii), two of the world’s largest trees.