Shire of Meekatharra

75 Main St Meekatharra
WA 6642
12 467 571 602
(08) 9980 0600
(08) 9981 1505

Suburbs and Localities

Meekatharra 6642; Nannine 6642; Peak Hill 6642.

Significant Local Events

Meeka Outback Festival and Races held over the long weekend in September. 

Ordinary Council Meeting

Meets third Saturday of each month except April, June and December. 
Please check Shire website for confirmed dates.

Tourist Attractions

Gascoyne & Murchison River pools; Peace Gorge; mining machinery; Murchison Geo Region sites; Gascoyne/Murchison Outback Pathways; Meeka Rangelands Discovery Trail and Lookout; Mt Gould historic jail;  large open cuts; old historic gold mining areas - Nannine, Abbotts, Peak Hill, Horseshoe Lights, Paddy's Flat; gold fossicking; Heritage Town Trail & North, South and Eastern Loop Drive Trails; museum.

Local Industries

Mining; pastoral; tourism.
Council Statistics for 20212022
to Perth (km)
756 756
(sq km)
101K 100733
Sealed Roads
Length (km)
178 178
Unsealed Roads
Length (km)
2K 1632
Population 1K 1201
Number of Electors 321 321
Number of Dwellings 427 427
Rates Levied
Total ($)
5m 4892325
Total ($)
12m 11984024
Number of Employees 34 34
extraMile by Dapth