CRCs work closely with their Local Government and relationships with the local Shire are especially important. To find out more about the Shire of Meekatharra, visit their website: www.meekashire.wa.gov.au or call (08) 9980 0600.
Take a Meeka Creek Trail or Town Heritage Walk and explore the history and heritage of Meekatharra and its people. The Discovery trail, including the Meekatharra lookout, provides a fascinating insight into natural and cultural heritage of Meekatharra.
The town's gold prospecting past is displayed proudly on a walk down the main street with the State Battery and other interesting relics from the era.
Take a tour of the Royal Flying Doctors Base and learn about the role of the Flying Doctors in outback life.
Peace Gorge, just five kilometres from the town is an ideal setting for a picnic. The area boasts beautiful granite rock formations and a rich history as the location of a picnic gala, welcoming home service men from World War I.
View the locally crafted quilts and over a 100 photographs and interesting memorabilia portraying life through the ages in the Meekatharra Museum located st the Shire.
View the stunning array of wildflowers, covering the red earth in many vivid colours.
Whether you are passing through, new to the community, or a local resident looking to become involved, contact us today to find out more about the diverse groups, clubs and activities that make our community so unique. Get involved – new members are always welcome!
Growing Opportunities In Our Community.
Our aim is to identify and deliver services that evolve Social and Economic Development in Meekatharra and the Murchison. Therefore a significant focus for us is to work with the community, to identify opportunities, and deliver services to realise these opportunities. Our community development initiatives include:
Community Resource Centre: 08 99801 811
Meeka Goes Green (local recycling centre): 08 99 801 811
Golf Club Apr-Oct: 08 99811 097
Rifle Club May-July: 08 99811 097
Race Club: 0428 992 895
Gymkhana: 08 99811 250
Meeka FM (local radio station): 08 9981 1358
Dirt Kart Club: 0438 946 452
Meekatharra DUST is a local monthly publication produced by the Shire of Meekatharra for queries contact the Shire Office on 08 9980 0600.