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    Welcome to the Shire of Tammin

Our Community

Introduction

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.

 

Overview

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.

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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