Tag: colonisation


  • Dongara Bypass Submission from IDHS

    Ms Leanne Pitcher Community Relations Manager Dongara-Geraldton-Northampton Route Planning Main Roads WA Leanne.pitcher@mainroads.wa.gov.au  Dear Ms Pitcher Further to our phone conversation of 9 March, please find attached a submission concerning…

  • European Habitation of the Irwin Districts

    European settlement in the Irwin is generally regarded to have occurred in 1851 when Lockier Burges selected the homestead site for “Irwin House” on a gentle slope near the river…

  • A Brief History of the Irwin Districts

    A short chronological history of the Irwin Districts since colonisation

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Irwin Districts Museum
5 Waldeck Street Dongara (next to Public Library)
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1 St Dominics Road Dongara (next to Denison bridge)
The Packout Room
3 Macintyre Cove Port Denison Waterfront (Fishermen's Co-op building)
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UNIVERSAL ACCESS
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CAR PARKING
is available off-street at Russ Cottage and The Packout Room, and on-street at the Irwin Districts Museum (Waldeck Street).

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