Rooey II and the roadhouse, 2017
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The settlement, which is 12 km east of Eucla, was named in 1993 by the South Australian Geographical Names Advisory Committee following a suggestion provided by the Royal Automobile Club of Western Australia. The settlement is located about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north of the cliff line separating the Nullarbor Plain from the Great Australian Bight.
As of 2004, the settlement offered services to travellers and visitors to Nullarbor including:
Motel, cabin and caravan accommodation, a restaurant which opens from 6.00 a.m. - 10.00 p.m., a takeaway service which is open from 6.00 a.m. - 11.00 p.m., full garage service and a desalination plant which provides fresh water.
The settlement is one of five that uses the Central Western Standard Time (UTC+08:45). It is also the only place in South Australia where Daylight Saving Time is not in use.
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