This community profile is a picture of the Shire of Tammin - it's people, economy, environment, services and physical infrastructure. The profile gives people who are unfamiliar with the region an overview of the community, while giving people within the community information with which they can plan their future economic and social development.
The Shire of Tammin is located 184kms east of Perth on the Great Eastern Highway and covers an area of 1087 km², bounded by the Shires of Kellerberrin, Quairading, Cunderdin and Wyalkatchem.
The Shire of Tammin including the localities of Bungulla and Yorkrakine has a total population of 450. The economy of the Shire is primarily agriculture based.
The community appreciates a Mediterranean type climate with weather ranging from 0°C during the winter to 40°C plus during the summer. The average yearly rainfall is 370mm, which mainly falls in winter.
There is a constant flow of vehicles passing through the town along Great Eastern Highway. There is a roadhouse to assist travellers.
The town is serviced daily by the Prospector Train with the Railway Station now in the centre of Tammin.
Sporting facilities are provided to cater for most sports played in Country towns.
Industries are encouraged to establish in the area.
Senior Citizens are well catered for with ten, two bedroom units available in a village concept.
In April 2005 the Shire of Tammin officially opened "Kadjininy Kep" a working Hydrology Model and Amphitheatre. Regular shows and events are held in the Amphitheatre and Community Hall. The grounds together with Memorial Park are a cool and relaxing place to break the journey along the Great Eastern Highway.