Shire of Yilgarn

The Shire of Yilgarn is 30,720 square km in area and has a population of approx. 3,000. The Yilgarn is known by many as the Gateway to the Wheatbelt and the Goldfields. The name 'Yilgarn' is aboriginal for 'white stone' or 'quartz'.

Southern Cross is the major town centre of the Shire of Yilgarn and is 370km east of Perth along the Great Eastern Highway. Other town sites in the Shire include Bodallin, Bullfinch, Ghooli, Koolyanobbing, Marvel Loch, Moorine Rock and Yellowdine.

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12th September 2012 - YILGARN HALL OF FAME

Nominations are now open for the Yilgarn Hall of Fame. Read more…

12th September 2012 - Community Funding Program

Community Funding Program 2012/2013 Read more…

27th January 2012 - NOTICE OF CHANGES TO PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD DURING THE

Due to the build-up of vegetation following recent storm events the Council has approved of the issue of fire permits for the month of February. Read more…

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