Australia's Golden Outback 2023 Holiday Planner

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WHAT’S ON Australia Day Celebrations — 26 Jan 2023 ANZAC Day Service — 25 April 2023 Wattle Week — Sept 2023 Dalwallinu Arts Festival — Sept 2023 Christmas Street Party — Dec 2023 TOP ATTRACTIONS Petrudor Reserve / Buntine Rocks / Xantippe Tank & Reserve / Cailbro Mudbrick School / Wubin Wheatbelt Museum WILDFLOWERS TO DISCOVER Wattle / Wreath Leschenaultia / Everlastings / Orchids (Spider, Donkey, Ant, Blue Fairy, Pink Candy) / Fringed Lilies photos, models and artefacts. It houses a motor vehicle and machinery annexe and an extensive rock and mineral collection. The museum also tells the story of Gustav Liebe, who after a distinguished career as a master builder in Perth (His Majesty’s Theatre; Maylands Peninsula Hotel), successfully turned his hand to farming in the region. Buntine Rock A granite outcrop and nature reserve located 3km east of Buntine, Buntine Rock offers a magnificent view of farmland from the top and is an inviting place to find wildflowers. Jibberding Reserve Located on the Great Northern Highway 25km from Wubin, Jibberding Reserve has pretty displays of white, pink and yellow everlastings. Cailbro Mudbrick School This restored one room school located 33km from Wubin features a local history display. DALWALLINUDISCOVERY CENTRE 53 Johnston Street Dalwallinu (08) 9661 1805

Petrudor Rocks

DALWALLINU 253km north of Perth

D alwallinu is a vibrant shire located 253km north of Perth and covering 7,235km 2 of predominantly agricultural land. The five towns in the shire are Buntine, Dalwallinu, Kalannie, Pithara and Wubin. Located on the Wildflower Way, with a great range of services and accommodation, Dalwallinu is an ideal base from which to explore the region’s prolific wildflowers from late winter to spring. Discover some of the main attractions while in town… Dalwallinu Discovery Centre The impressive Dalwallinu Discovery Centre houses the Public Library, Community Resource Centre, visitor information and environmental displays. Open weekdays 8.30am to 4.30pm and weekends during wildflower season. McIntosh Park Located 14km south of Dalwallinu in the town of Pithara, McIntosh Park was the site of the first fatal commercial plane crash in WA and is home to Pithara Speedway. Petrudor Rocks An attractive reserve 45km south east of Dalwallinu with fabulous wildflowers and natural water pools that cascade following winter rains. Xantippe Tank & Reserve Constructed in the 1920s to capture water run-off from the granite outcrop

Buntine Rocks

and located 33km east of Dalwallinu, the tank and reserve are a hotspot for orchids and bush flowers.

Rabbit Proof Fence and Boundary

Rider’s Waterhole Situated on Rabbit Proof Fence Road, sections of the No. 2 Rabbit-Proof Fence are still visible, as is one of the original water holes blasted for the Boundary Rider who maintained the fence. Miamoon Reserve Located 27km north east of Dalwallinu, Miamoon is a hotspot for wildflowers and has a gnamma hole in the granite outcrop. WUBIN 270km north of Perth Wubin is the ‘gateway to the north’ and the magnificent seasonal display of wildflowers in the area. Discover places of interest when stopping through… WubinWheatbin Museum The heritage-listed Wheatbin Museum depicts the history of agriculture through | The Wheatbelt | 45

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