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Yielima

Yielima is a locality in northern Victoria, Australia in the local government area of the Shire of Moira. The New South Wales border is to the north of the locality.

                                               

Youarang

Youarang is a locality in northern Victoria, Australia in the local government area of the Shire of Moira. Youarang post office opened on 8 June 1877, closed on 17 December 1910, reopened on 19 September 1911 and closed on 1 August 1952.

                                               

Yundool

Yundool is a locality in northern Victoria, Australia in the local government area of Shire of Moira. Yundool post office opened on 15 November 1886, closed on 4 April 1912, reopened on 27 October 1913 and was closed on 26 April 1985.

                                               

Abba River, Western Australia

Abba River is a locality in the local government area of the City of Busselton. At the 2016 census, it had a population of 68. It was established as a bounded locality in 1987 and named after the nearby river with the same name.

                                               

Abrakurrie Cave

Abrakurrie Cave is a wild cave on the Nullarbor Plain in Western Australia. It is located about 48 kilometres north west of Eucla and is reported to have the largest single cave chamber in the southern hemisphere, and that stencils in the cave ar ...

                                               

Acton Park, Western Australia

Acton Park is a small town and agricultural district located in the South West of Western Australia inland from Busselton along Jalbarragup Road. It was established as part of the Group Settlement Scheme in the 1920s and the local hall was constr ...

                                               

Acute Bank

Acute Bank is a bank in the Geelvink Channel east of South Passage in the Houtman Abrolhos, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia. It is nominally located at 28°22′59″S 113°48′10″E.

                                               

Admiralty Gulf

The Gulf is bounded by the Bougainville Peninsula to the North and Bigge Point to the South. The nearest populated place is Kalumburu, located 82 kilometres 51 mi to the East. Many islands are found within the Gulf including; Middle Osborn Island ...

                                               

Ajana, Western Australia

Ajana is a townsite within the Shire of Northampton in Western Australia. It is located at the junction of Ajana-Kalbarri Road and Ajana Back Road, 53 kilometres by road north of Northampton and 531 kilometres west-northwest of Perth in the Mid W ...

                                               

Alexander Island (Collie River)

Alexander Island is a 5.4 hectare island in the Collie River, Western Australia. It is located at 33°18′44″S 115°42′3″E, a few hundred metres east of the Collie Bridge in Australind, a suburb of Greater Bunbury. The island was part of a 120 hecta ...

                                               

Alexander Island (Fitzroy River)

Alexander Island in the Kimberley region of Western Australia is the area of land between the two arms of the Fitzroy River from where the river splits, about 10 kilometres south of Fitzroy Crossing, to where the arms merge about 80 kilometres so ...

                                               

Alexander Island (Houtman Abrolhos)

Alexander Island is one of the five largest islands in the Easter Group of the Houtman Abrolhos. It is nominally located at 28°40′26″S 113°49′44″E The island is part of the Houtman Abrolhos Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife Inte ...

                                               

Alexandra Bridge, Western Australia

Alexandra Bridge is a locality in the South West region of Western Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River and it is located 23 kilometres north-northeast of Augusta on Brockman Highway.

                                               

Allanson, Western Australia

Allanson is a town on the banks of the Collie River in the South West Region of Western Australia just west of Collie. The Coalfields Highway passes through the town. Land was originally set aside for coal miners so that they could live close to ...

                                               

Amery, Western Australia

Amery is a rail siding and townsite 9 kilometres northeast of Dowerin in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. It was an important junction for the railway line going north to Mullewa and the line going east to Wyalkatchem.

                                               

Araluen-Wungong Important Bird Area

The Araluen-Wungong Important Bird Area is a 123 km 2 tract of land in the Darling Ranges on the south-eastern fringe of the city of Perth, Western Australia. The name derives from the Araluen Botanic Park within the Important Bird Area and the a ...

                                               

Arrino, Western Australia

Arrino is a small town in the Mid West region of Western Australia. The town is located between Mingenew and Three Springs on the Midlands Road. The name of the town is Aboriginal in origin and is the name of the local springs and is thought to m ...

                                               

Arrowsmith, Western Australia

Arrowsmith is a town in the Mid West region of Western Australia. Its local government area is the Shire of Irwin and it is located 45 kilometres from the town of Dongara.

                                               

Assail Bank

Assail Bank is a bank in South Passage of the Houtman Abrolhos, in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Western Australia. It is nominally located at 28°20′45″S 113°41′3″E.

                                               

Avon Land District

Avon Land District is a land district of Western Australia, which is located within the South West Division. It covers areas of the Wheatbelt east and northeast of the capital, Perth. It is bounded on the west by Swan, to the northwest by Melbour ...

                                               

Babakin, Western Australia

Babakin is a small town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia between the towns of Bruce Rock and Corrigin. At the 2016 census the population of Babakin was approximately 54. Facilities in the town include a school, shop, hall and ...

                                               

Bakers Hill, Western Australia

Bakers Hill is a town 73 kilometres east of Perth, Western Australia on the Great Eastern Highway. The town is located within the Shire of Northam, between Wundowie and Clackline. At the 2016 census, Bakers Hill had a population of 722.

                                               

Balingup, Western Australia

Balingup is a town in the South West of Western Australia, 241 kilometres south of the state capital, Perth, and 31 kilometres southeast of the town of Donnybrook. The town takes its name from Balingup Pool, located on the Balingup Brook which fl ...

                                               

Balladonia Land District

Balladonia Land District is a land district of Western Australia mostly within the Eucla Land Division. It spans roughly 31°50S - 32°40S in latitude and 123°10E - 124°00E in longitude.

                                               

Balwina Land District

Balwina Land District is a land district of Western Australia, located within the Eastern Land Division in the Great Sandy Desert. It spans roughly 19°30S - 21°00S in latitude and 126°25E - 129°00E in longitude. The district includes part of the ...

                                               

Banksia Creek (Western Australia)

Banksia Creek is a watercourse in Western Australia. It is located at 33° 54 9" S 115° 17 43" E, about 25 kilometres south of Busselton in the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River. A tributary of Margaret River North, it runs in a westerly direction f ...

                                               

Banksia Gully

Banksia Gully is a watercourse in Western Australia, nominally located at 32° 24 S 116° 10 E, about 10 kilometres south east of Jarrahdale in the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale. It is about two kilometres long, and empties into the reservoir of S ...

                                               

Banksia Island

Banksia Island is a small island in the Montebello Islands, off the north-west coast of Western Australia. It is located at 20°24′S 115°30′E. It is thought to be the "Banks Island" upon which the dipterist John Russell Malloch collected the type ...

                                               

Barbalin, Western Australia

Barbalin is a town situated in the Shire of Mukinbudin in Western Australia. Barbalins postcode is 6479. The towns water scheme has been of concern and interest at different stages.

                                               

Barker Passage

Barker Passage is a channel through reef about a kilometre south of North Island in the Houtman Abrolhos. Its gazetted location is 28°19′15″S 113°37′15″E, but it is actually located nearly 2½ kilometres west of there, at approximately 28°18′58″S ...

                                               

Baudin Island (Shark Bay)

Not to be confused with the island with the same name on the Kimberley WA coast Baudin Island is a small island in Henri Freycinet Harbour, the southern part of Shark Bay in Western Australia. The island was named after the French explorer Nicola ...

                                               

Beacon, Western Australia

Beacon is a town in Western Australia, in the Shire of Mount Marshall. It is 42 km north of Bencubbin and 333 km northeast of Perth by road. It is on the northeast border of the Wheatbelt region with agriculture being one of the major occupations ...

                                               

Beaufort Inlet, Western Australia

Beaufort Inlet also locally known as Pallinup Estuary is an inlet located in the Great Southern region of Western Australia about 130 kilometres east of Albany. The inlet functions mostly as a result of wave energy and is a wave dominated estuary ...

                                               

Becher Point

Becher Point is the southernmost point of Warnbro Sound in Port Kennedy in Western Australia. It was the site of multiple ship beachings. It is a reference point for the adjacent Ramsar Becher Point Wetlands that lie inland from the point. It off ...

                                               

Belka, Western Australia

Belka is a small town located in the Wheatbelt region of Western Australia between the towns of Bruce Rock and Merredin. The town originated as a station along the railway line for both passengers and heavy goods which was gazetted in 1914. The w ...

                                               

Bendering, Western Australia

Bendering is a town located between Kondinin and Narembeen in the eastern Wheatbelt region of Western Australia. The town was gazetted in 1921. The name of the town is taken from a nearby spring and is Aboriginal in origin; its meaning is unknown ...

                                               

Bernier Island

Bernier Island is one of three islands that comprise the Bernier and Dorre Island Nature Reserve in the Shark Bay World Heritage area in Western Australia. It was a lock hospital location in the early 1900s. It is located at the north-western cor ...

                                               

The Big Breaker

The Big Breaker is the most northerly geographic feature in the Houtman Abrolhos islands in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia. It is located at the extreme tip of a reef that extends about three kilometres north of North Island. It ...

                                               

Bilingurr

Bilingurr is a northern suburb of Broome, Western Australia within the local government area of the Shire of Broome. Its population has increased from 231 at the 2006 Census to 1.354 at the 2016 Census.

                                               

Bindoon-Julimar Important Bird Area

The Bindoon-Julimar Important Bird Area is a fragmented 525 km 2 tract of land in the northern Darling Ranges, of south-Western Australia. It is about 5 km east of the town of Bindoon and 80 km north of Perth, on the edge of the wheatbelt. It lie ...

                                               

Bird Island (Western Australia)

Bird Island is the name of three islands in Western Australia. Two are in the Kimberley region, and the third is off the coast of Rockingham, about 2 kilometres south of Garden Island.

                                               

Bolgart, Western Australia

Bolgart is a townsite north of Toodyay in Western Australia. It is in the Shire of Victoria Plains. The town derives its name from a nearby spring. The spring was discovered and the name recorded by explorer George Fletcher Moore in 1836. The are ...

                                               

Bonnie Vale, Western Australia

The town was gazetted in 1897. It was apparently named after Bonnie, a prospector who picked up a 7 oz troy 220 g nugget here in May/June 1894. It is famous as the site of the Varischetti mine rescue of 1907, when Italian gold miner Modesto Varis ...

                                               

Booby Island (Kimberley)

Booby Island, once known as White Island, is a 3 ha uninhabited island in the Bonaparte Archipelago of the Kimberley region of Western Australia. It was renamed in 2004 to avoid confusion with another "White Island" in the Kimberley region. It is ...

                                               

Boogardie quarry

Boogardie quarry is a quarry on Boogardie Station, 35 km from Mount Magnet in the Mid West of Western Australia, that is a location of a rare deposit of orbicular granite.

                                               

Lake Boonderoo

Lake Boonderoo is an ephemeral freshwater lake located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. It is situated approximately 200 kilometres 124 mi east of Kambalda on the Nullarbor Plain. The lake covers an area of roughly 2.500 h ...

                                               

Borden, Western Australia

Borden is a small town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia. The town is located 325 kilometres south east of the state capital, Perth and 111 kilometres north of Albany on Chester Pass Road. At the 2006 census, Borden and the surrou ...

                                               

Boundary Island (Western Australia)

Boundary Island is located in the Peel Inlet section of the Peel-Harvey Estuarine System, just south of Mandurah, Western Australia, about 80 km south of Perth.

                                               

Boxwood Hill, Western Australia

Boxwood Hill is a locality in the Great Southern Region of Western Australia, situated at the intersection of the South Coast Highway and the Borden-Bremer Bay Road. The townsite was gazetted in 1963, named after a local shrub, Microcorys sp. Box ...

                                               

Boyd Lagoon

Boyd Lagoon is a lagoon in the Gibson Desert of Western Australia, to the northwest of Tjirrkarli Community and to the southwest of Lake Breaden. It covers an area of roughly 870 hectares.