Towns in Australia

Exploring Australia, town by town

Wundowie WA


Postcode: 6560

Wundowie, one of the youngest towns in Western Australia, is located 70 kilometres northeast of Perth, about an hour’s drive. A timber mill was built there during the First World War and the area became a small centre for timber workers.

It wasn’t until 1947 that the town was established as the location for a wood distillation and charcoal iron plant for a new iron and steel industry. Wundowie is surrounded by nature reserves, freshwater springs and jarrah and marri forests, excellent for bushwalking.