Bindi Bindi, Western Australia

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Bindi Bindi
Western Australia
Bindi Bindi is located in Western Australia
Bindi Bindi
Bindi Bindi
Coordinates 30°38′S 116°22′E / 30.633°S 116.367°E / -30.633; 116.367Coordinates: 30°38′S 116°22′E / 30.633°S 116.367°E / -30.633; 116.367
Established 1947
Postcode(s) 6574
Elevation 310 m (1,017 ft)
Location
  • 209 km (130 mi) North of Perth
  • 35 km (22 mi) Eaat of Moora
LGA(s) Shire of Moora
State electorate(s) Moore
Federal Division(s) Durack

Bindi Bindi is a small town located between Moora and Wongan Hills in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia.

The town originated as a Western Australian Government Railways siding and was gazetted in 1947.[1] The name is Aboriginal in origin and is the word for stick or skewer with which a coat is hung on to. The doubling of the word is to indicate many of them.

The main industry in town is wheat farming with the town being a Cooperative Bulk Handling receival site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Western Australian Land Information Authority. "History of country town names". Retrieved 2011-02-12. 
  2. ^ "CBH Receival Sites - Contact Details". 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-20.