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Shire Statistics

Shire statistics
Area of Shire 128,353km2
Distance from Perth 730km
Shire Revenue $6,800,000
Population Menzies - 235 Tjuntjuntjara - 150
No. of Rate Assessments 1,850
No. of Dwellings 159
Length of Roads sealed 36km, unsealed 2,144km
Localities in Area Menzies
Kookynie
Tjuntjuntjara
Morapoi
Council Meets Last Thursday in month at 10am
Local Industry Pastoral
Tourism
Mining (gold, nickel, iron ore)
Library Open Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays) 8.30am to 4.30pm in the Lady Shenton Building
Community Resource Centre Open Monday to Friday (except Public Holidays) 8.30am to 4.30pm in the Lady Shenton Building
Visitor Centre Open Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm
Weekends and Public Holidays 10.00am to 2.00pm
Education Menzies Remote Community School
Tjuntjuntjara Remote Community School
Health Care Menzies Nursing Post - Visiting Nurse (two days per week), visiting Flying Doctor Clinic once per month
Recreational & Leisure Tennis/Basketball Courts
Indoor Courts for Badminton/Volleyball
Town Oval
Plant and Machinery For details, contact the Manager Works and Services on 90242041 or email mws@menzies.wa.gov.au
Utilities Horizon Power (240v AC)
Water Corporation (scheme)
Bottled gas (Agency at Menzies Hotel)
Rubbish removal– Shire of Menzies
Tourist Attractions Lake Ballard (Gormley Statues), Niagara Dam, Kookynie; historic buildings, Menzies Cemetery, Golden Quest Trail, Goongarrie Cottages, Town Walk Trail
Significant Events Australia Day Awards and Community Breakfast
ANZAC Day Dawn Service and Gunfire Breakfast
Menzies Cyclassic – Long weekend in June
Remembrance Day Ceremony
Town Christmas Party and Carols Night