Community Information

Shire Statistics

 StatisticYear: 08/09
Area in km2 1126
Distance from Perth 252km
Total number of residents 423
Total number of dwellings 160
Total number of rateable properties 351
Operating revenue $1,982,410
Length of sealed roads 84.36km
Length of gravel roads 453.47km

The Shire of Woodanilling is predominantly a sheep and grain producing area and it is the economic mainstay of the area.

The Shire of Woodanilling is 1126 square kilometers and contains 84.36km kilometers of sealed roads and 453.47 kilometers of unsealed roads, has one square kilometer of parks and gardens and 160 dwellings.

The localities within the Shire are: Beaufort River, Boyerine, Cartmeticup, Glencoe, Kenmare Westwood and Woodanilling

Community Groups

  • Woodanilling Playgroup
  • Woodanilling P & C Association
  • Woodanilling Volunteer Bushfire Brigades
  • Woodanilling CWA
  • Kenmare Hall Committee
  • Woodanilling Sport & Recreation Association

Sporting Groups

  • Woodanilling Rangers Hockey Club
  • Woodanilling Cricket Club
  • Woodanilling Gold Club
  • Woodanilling Tennis Club
  • Woodanilling Short Mat Bowls Group

Essential Services


Woodanilling’s town water is supplied by a comprehensive water scheme from the Harris River Dam. Quality is good and supply needs would have to be discussed with the relevant authority if a large supply is needed. For further details please contact the Water Corporation.


Woodanilling power is supplied from the Muja Power Station. For additional information please contact Western Power.


Bottled gas is available from the Woodanilling Store.


Woodanilling is serviced by TransWA bus transport. There are a number of general freight carriers who provide a service to Woodanilling.