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as a hospital in the years before World War II. It is worth a visit to view the collection of antique medical and surgical equipment that was used in the former hospital ward. There is also a large display of early farming machinery and pioneer homestead artefacts. The Motor and Military Museum has an extensive private collection of motor and military memorabilia and where you can sit down and have a cuppa. Upcoming events Koorda Drive In Theatre The Koorda Drive-in runs monthly. To keep up to date check out @ koordadrivein on Facebook, or call the Koorda CRC. Koorda Agricultural Show The local district agricultural show is held annually on a Saturday in September. A family event with exhibitions and competitions of various types, including craft and produce as well as side shows, stalls and displays. The day concludes with spectacular fireworks display and evening entertainment. For further information visit www.koordashow.com/
Koorda Drive in
Granite outcrops and gnamma holes
KOORDA 240km north-east of Perth
every screening, the Koorda Drive- in is truly a unique and memorable experience. Koorda Swimming Pool The Koorda Swimming Pool consists of one large and two small swimming pools. Open from November to April, the facilities include a BBQ area with seating, and plenty of grassed shaded areas to enjoy. outcrops including, Mollerin Rock, Newcarlbeon, Badgerin Rock, Native Flora Reserve and Moningarin. These picturesque outcrops each have their own peculiar mini-environment of magnificent wildflowers and native shrubs including the Koorda Rose, dozens of bird varieties and native animals including kangaroos and echidnas. Most have picnic and/or barbecue facilities. Mollerin Rock, Newcarlbeon and the Flora Reserve also have toilet facilities. Moningarin is also home to a gnamma hole. Museums Koorda boasts two Museums, the first taking its theme from the building’s origin Granite Outcrops and Wildflowers Near to town there are several granite
Drive in, Stay Awhile Take the road less travelled to the Shire of Koorda and enjoy the atmosphere of a small country town. Catch a movie under the canopy of stars at the Koorda Drive-in or take a peaceful stroll around one of the many nature reserves Koorda has to offer. Colourful flowering shrubs and wildflowers are a blaze of glory many months of the year. Approximately 3 hours’ drive north- east of Perth and situated along the popular ‘Wheatbelt Way’ self drive trail, Koorda’s main industries include wheat, coarse grain and sheep farming. Koorda is famously referred to as ‘Corn Dolly Country’, attracting sightseers wanting to learn more about this ancient tradition of creating ‘dollies’ from stalks and husks of wheat. The town offers great facilities for visitors to enjoy, from its wonderful scenery, local attractions, museums and drive-in theatre, to sporting recreational services, playgrounds, skate park and much more. Places of Interest Koorda Drive In Theatre One of only three left in in WA, the Koorda Drive-in has recently been given a ‘retro’ renovation in the cafe area and a brand new digital system has been installed to enhance the picture quality. With two new release movies shown
Shire of Koorda 10 Haig Street, Koorda WA 6475 .
T: (08) 9684 1219 koorda.wa.gov.au
Koorda Community Resource Centre Railway St, Koorda WA 6475
T: (08) 9684 1081 koorda.crc.net.au
Koorda Caravan Park
Enjoy a relaxing stay with natural bush surrounds with your choice of a powered, unpowered or grassed tent sites. Facilities include campers’ kitchen, washing machine and dryer.
Eight brand new, two bedroom self contained units located within walking distance to the swimming pool and the town centre, including two universal access units.
Bookings: Shire of Koorda Office 10 Haig St, Koorda T: (08) 9684 1219
Bookings: Shire of Koorda Office 10 Haig St, Koorda T: (08) 9684 1219 28-30 Greenham Street, Koorda www.koorda.wa.gov.au
32 Scott Street, Koorda www.koorda.wa.gov.au
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