Shire Statistics

Shire statistics
Area of Shire 128,353 km2
Distance from Perth 730 km
Shire Revenue $5,929,469
Population Menzies - 235 Tjuntjuntjara - 150
No. of Rate Assessments 1,850
No. of Dwellings 130
Length of Roads sealed 46.6 km, unsealed 2,134 km
Localities in Area Menzies  6436
Kookynie  6431
Tjuntjuntjara  6431
Morapoi  6431
Council Meets Last Thursday in month at 1:00 pm
Local Industry
  • Pastoral
  • Mining (gold, nickel, iron ore)
  • Tourism
Library Open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the Lady Shenton Building
Weekends and Public Holidays 10.00am to 2.00pm (Seasonal)
Community Resource Centre

Open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the Lady Shenton Building
Weekends and Public Holidays 10.00am to 2.00pm (Seasonal)

Visitor Centre Open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 12:00 and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm in the Lady Shenton Building
Weekends and Public Holidays 10.00am to 2.00pm (Seasonal)
Education Menzies Community School
Tjuntjuntjara Remote Community School
Health Care Menzies Nursing Post - Part-time Nurse (three 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 Works Supervisor on 04-0849-4925 or email works@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