Avon Wheatbelt

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The IBRA regions, with Avon Wheatbelt in red

The Avon Wheatbelt is an Australian bioregion in Western Australia[1][2] and part of the larger Southwest Australia savanna ecoregion.[3]

Sub regions[edit]

It has within it, two sub-regions named after localities within the region:

  • Merredin - AVW01 6,524,175 ha (16,121,590 acres)
  • Katanning - AVW02 2,992,929 ha (7,395,690 acres)


  1. ^ "Revision of the Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) and Development of Version 5.1 - Summary Report". Environment Australia. Department of the Environment and Water Resources, Australian Government. Archived from the original on 2006-09-05. Retrieved 2007-01-31.
  2. ^ IBRA Version 6.1 data
  3. ^ "Southwest Australia savanna". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.

Further reading[edit]

  • Thackway, R and I D Cresswell (1995) An interim biogeographic regionalisation for Australia : a framework for setting priorities in the National Reserves System Cooperative Program Version 4.0 Canberra : Australian Nature Conservation Agency, Reserve Systems Unit, 1995. ISBN 0-642-21371-2