Towns in Australia

Exploring Australia, town by town

Katanning WA


Postcode: 6317

Katanning is a town located 277 km south east of Perth, Western Australia on the Great Southern Highway. It is 311 m above sea level. The current population is 4,236.

Katanning features a unique playground of over-sized structures such as this slide. It is aptly named the “All Ages Playground”.

The town has many other attractions, including a state of the art recreation, leisure and function centre.

The town’s “entrance statement” – featuring an antique truck loaded with imitation wool bales, a windmill, and several sculptures of sheep made from corrugated iron.

The town has become a regional service centre for the Great Southern and services the nearby towns of Broomehill, Tambellup and Woodanilling plus several more.