Shire of Shark Bay

65 Knight Terrace Denham
WA 6537
76 409 342 873
08 9948 1218
9948 1237

Suburbs and Localities

Billabong 6537; Denham 6537; Monkey Mia 6537; Nanga 6537; Overlander 6537;Useless Loop 6537.

Significant Local Events

Fishing Fiesta – May; Denham Golf Open – June; Far Western Championships - Speedway – July; Bowling Carnival – August.

Ordinary Council Meeting

Meets last Wednesday of each month.

Tourist Attractions

Shark Bay World Heritage Discovery and Visitor Centre; Monkey Mia (dolphins); World Heritage Listing; Steep Point; Dirk Hartog island; Cape inscription - first landing by Europeans on Australian soil; Francois Peron national Park; Stromatolites; Shell Beach; Nanga; Ocean Park Aquarium; fishing; indigenous Tour; Pearl Farm; Marine Eco-Tours; Scenic Flights.

Local Industries

Pastoral; tourism; fishing; salt production; pearl culturing; shell grit mining.
Council Statistics for 20212022
Distance
to Perth (km)
832 832
Area
(sq km)
25K 25000
Sealed Roads
Length (km)
60 59.94
Unsealed Roads
Length (km)
513 513.47
Population 984 984
Number of Electors 538 538
Number of Dwellings 530 530
Rates Levied
Total ($)
1m 1486330
Revenue
Total ($)
8m 7867138
Number of Employees 31 31
extraMile by Dapth