Dawesville, Western Australia

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MandurahWestern Australia
Population5,824 (2016 census)[1]
LGA(s)City of Mandurah
State electorate(s)Dawesville
Federal Division(s)Canning
Suburbs around Dawesville:
Dawesville West Coolup

Coordinates: 32°38′56″S 115°38′28″E / 32.649°S 115.641°E / -32.649; 115.641

Dawesville is a suburb of Mandurah, and is located between the Harvey Estuary and the Indian Ocean.

It is also home to the largest inland waterway in Western Australia - the Harvey Estuary and the Peel Inlet which combine to produce an array of fishing and crabbing options in the summer months. However, due to the crab population declining over the past half-decade, September and October and now banned from crabbing in the estuary.

Attractions outside crabbing and fishing include canoeing, jet-ski and skiing, whilst being only 500 metres from the beach over the highway is another attraction. Pyramids Beach, the most popular beach in Dawesville, is currently undergoing development of the beach to make it a future surf spot.

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  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dawesville (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 January 2018. Edit this at Wikidata