Northam, 22 April 2020

The grand old Northam Town Hall was officially opened on the 21st April, 1898 marking an era of transformation for Northam from a scattered village to bustling township. The population was booming and economic prosperity was high as many men were passing through Northam, stocking up on supplies on their way to make their fortune in the goldfields. In declaring the Town Hall open, Mayor Charles R. Knight expressed “a hearty wish that…

Dalwallinu, 23 April 2020

The Dalwallinu Town Hall and Supper Room was built in 1924 by Gully and Gillan. The hall has played an integral part in the growth of the Shire. Across the years it has hosted weddings, funerals, dances, balls and social gatherings. A popular use for the Hall was the pictures, which were held in the…

Morawa, 24 April 2020

Welcome to Morawa! Within this quaint Midwest town stands the grand old dame, the Morawa Town Hall. Designed by prominent architectural firm Eales Cohen and Fitzhardinge the Inter-War Functionalist style Morawa Town Hall was built in 1939. It is a rare and uniquely styled Hall that was kitted out with all the bells and whistles. These walls have seen nearly 80…

Seabird, 25 April 2020

The Yued Noongar people are recognised as the traditional custodians of the land on which Seabird is situated. Not far from Seabird is a 1656 Dutch wreck, the “Vergulde Draek”. Seabird was named after the schooner, “Sea Bird” wrecked just off the beach in 1874. It was a crayfishing town and this remains an integral…