Shire of Plantagenet

24 Lowood Road Mount Barker
WA 6324
29 084 782 574
08 9892 1111

Suburbs and Localities

Kendenup 6323; Mount Barker 6324; Narrikup 6326; Porongurup 6324;Rocky Gully 6397.

Significant Local Events

Porongurup Wine Festival; Taste Great Southern; Mount Barker Grapes and Gallops; Bloom Festival; Southern Art & Craft Trail.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Tourist Attractions

Wineries/vineyards; Mount Barker mural trail, Old Station House; Old Police Station & Folk Museum; St Werburgh’s Chapel; Mount Barker Hill Lookout; Mount Barker Visitor Centre; Railway Station; Mitchell House Arts Centre; The Granite Skywalk – Castle Rock; Porongurup and Stirling Ranges; National Parks; Art Galleries.

Local Industries

Viticulture; tourism; plantation timber; sheep; cattle; pork, crops; wildflowers; sheep and chicken abattoirs; regional cattle saleyards.
Council Statistics for 20142015
to Perth (km)
359 359
(sq km)
5K 4875
Sealed Roads
Length (km)
384 384
Unsealed Roads
Length (km)
935 935
Population 5K 5276
Number of Electors 4K 3584
Number of Dwellings 3K 2577
Rates Levied
Total ($)
7m 6805419
Total ($)
16m 16434491
Number of Employees 106 106
extraMile by Dapth