Wiluna - WA

  Town

Position

DEG: -26.5921 120.22402
DMS: 26º 35' 31.56" S 120º 13' 26.48" E
UTM: 51 J 7055743mN 223529mE
Altitude: 519.34m

Description

Place Type

Population - Town

Location

729.7kms NorthEast of Perth - Driving 956 km (10 hours 52 mins)

Address & Contact

Wiluna WA 6646
Phone: N/A
Email: reception@wiluna.wa.gov.au
Web: N/A

Information

The town of Wiluna is 966 kilometres northeast of Perth and is situated on the edge of the desert at the gateway to the Canning Stock Route and Gunbarrel Highway. It is the service centre of the local area for the local Martu people, the pastoral industry, the Wiluna Gold Mine, and many more people who work on other mines in the area on a "fly-in/fly-out" basis.

Within the township you'll find the Shire of Wiluna Office open 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday and the Canning-Gunbarrel Discovery Centre with tourist information and heritage displays. The Tjukurba Gallery is definately worth a visit open Monday to Friday 8.30-4pm.

Services and facilities in town are the Wiluna Traders, Post Office, Police station and Aboriginal Health service.
There is no accommodation or tours in town for tourists, however head out of town 11km on Wongawol Rd to Gunbarrel Laager.

The population of the town of Wiluna has in recent years stabilised at about 300 including a large population of indigenous Australians. According to the last Census, there are now approximately 1644 people living in the Shire including several mining villages, which are run mainly on a “fly-in fly-out” basis..
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Wiluna
Distance from Wiluna 0.12km NE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C38.036.534.029.223.819.919.421.926.330.334.036.8
Mean Min. °C22.922.119.615.110.06.75.46.89.913.917.821.1
Mean Rain mm35.138.035.829.325.224.015.110.24.67.111.222.3

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