Koorda

 

238 kilometres north-east of Perth

ACCOMMODATION in Koorda.

Just over three hours’ drive northeast of Perth is the Wheatbelt town of Koorda. The predominantly farming community dedicates itself to growing wheat, coarse grains and sheep.

Koorda Corn DollyCorn dollies are an ancient craft practiced in many cereal growing area worldwide.  The art of corn dolly making was brought to Koorda by Mr Frank Lodge who in 1911 made a simple countryman’s favour which was adopted as the Shire Emblem in 1974.

Visit the old hospital, now the town museum, for historical displays of farm machinery and hospital equipment.  Community and family artifacts are also on display.

Mollerin and Newcarlbeon rocks are located north of town and during winter and late spring have a picturesque display of wildflowers and beautiful panoramic views from the top of the rock. They both have picnic and camping facilities including toilets.

For more information visit www.koorda.wa.gov.au/

Annual Events

Early in September, Koorda hosts its annual Agricultural Show, which brings together past and present residents, along with a large number of visitors. The show features many agricultural events and displays, including the ‘corn dollies’, the emblem of the shire.

For information about the Koorda Agricultural Society visit: www.koordashow.com

Food

Koorda IGA
Ninghan Street
Koorda WA 6475
Phone: +61 8 9684 1322

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5:30pm
Saturday 7.30am to 12 noon
Sunday 8 am to 12 noon Public Holidays TBA

Lunch available from Monday to Friday from 8am – 1pm.

Koorda Hotel
Railway Street
Koorda WA 6475
Phone: +61 8 9684 1226

Opening Hours: Monday to Sunday: Dinner available from 6pm to 7:30pm. Counter Lunches daily.  Happy hour Friday 5pm -6pm and Sunday 4pm – 5pm

Fuel

Great Southern Fuel
Railway Street
Koorda WA 6475
Phone: +61 8 9684 1286
Mobile: +61 427 841 285

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 5pm. Closed weekends and public holidays. Reliance fuel card holders and EFTPOS are available on the after hours service, no LPG available.

Resource Centre

Koorda Community Resource Centre
43 Railway Street
PO Box 187
Koorda WA 6475
Phone: +61 8 9684 1081
Fax: +61 8 9684 1488
Email: [email protected]