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    Welcome to the Shire of Tammin

Communications

Tammin is well served with communication facilities and have the following services:

  • Standard telephone Service
  • Broadband Service (On Ramp, ISDN)
  • Digital GSM Mobile Service (Telstra)
  • Next G Mobile Service (Various service providers)
  • Internet Service Provider (BBnet, Bigpond & Westnet)
  • UHF CB Repeater Channel 1

Broadband Service

Telstra, BBNet and Westnet can provide a Broadband Service (ISDN). This facility will provide you with a data service in addition to your normal telephone line. The speed of this service for an Internet connection would be approx. twice to four times that of a standard telephone line.

Digital GSM Mobile Service

Telstra provides a GSM Mobile Service which covers sections of the Great Eastern Highway. It is difficult to access this service within the Tammin townsite. This service was provided as part of the Commonwealth Government’s ‘Linking the Nation Program’.

Next G Mobile Service

This service can be accessed within the Tammin townsite on a hand held mobile although it is difficult when inside a building. NextG Mobile Service

Internet Service Providers

Internet service is provided by the three major service providers in WA, Telstra Bigpond, Westnet and BBNet.

UHF CB Repeater

A repeater is located on top of the Kellerberrin Hill and serves the farming community. This service is also invaluable during the bushfire season for local communication.

Television

Tammin is served by all the major Rural TV Networks and have the following services available within the shire:

GWN (Golden West Network) Channel 50 transmits from Mawson, provides coverage to all the shire.
WIN TV Channel 42 provides a digital service to all the shire transmitted from the Mawson site. A digital set-top box is required to be able to receive this service.

WIN TV Channel 44 Transmits from the Tammin Town Hall and provides a service to the townsite.

SBS Channel 47 transmits from the Mawson site providing coverage to all the shire.

Radio

The ABC National and Rural services are available as well as a number of commercial AM and FM radio stations.

Postal Service

Tammin has a daily mail service from Perth. Metropolitan mail is generally received by the next day.

Newspapers

Major metropolitan and national newspapers are available daily. There are regional newspapers (the Wheatbelt Mercury & Avon Argus) printed once a week. Tammin also publishes a local community newsletter, the ‘Tammin Tabloid’ which is printed fortnightly by local community volunteers.

Latest News

  • Wheatbelt Science Trail

    The Wheatbelt Science Hub successfully applied for funding to develop the Wheatbelt Science Trail. This will be a virtual trail pulling together information on interesting sites across the region, into one user friendly locations. This is a project that we would like our Shire to be apart of!

    What's your favourite science site in the Shire of Tammin?  It could be a place you like or one you’re curious to know more about.

    Contribute your ideas so everyone can discover the wonder of our region!

    The draw for the Wheatbelt Business Network prize is now closed, but there is still same time to nominate a site, before 20th March.

    To nominate go to http://www.wheatbeltscience.org.au/trail.html

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  • Road Condition Report

    Shire of Tammin Road Condition Report as of 20/02/2017, 11:30AM.
    We are hoping all roads will be opened within the next week however this will depend on the water levels reducing and predicted further rain events.

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