Towns in Australia

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Camballin WA


Postcode: 6728

Camballin is a small town in the West Kimberley district of Western Australia. The town is located on the Camballin Station about 110 km south of Derby, and the homestead is situated in the town. The town was established by the Public Works Department of Western Australia to service the Camballin Irrigation Scheme which has since become defunct due to flooding.

The town now houses school teachers and other personnel who work at the nearby Looma Community. Amenities in the town are: Caravan Park, Shopping (No fuel), reticulated water and power, phones (including pay phone booth) and mechanical repairs. The town is also serviced by a landfill site nearby, mobile satellite phone coverage and contains a rundown picture gardens. The power station provides power to the nearby communities of Looma and New Looma.