''The Best kept secret in the Mid West
Just 3 1/2 hours drive North of PERTH via road lies Western Australia''s Mid West region and the twin towns of Dongara and Port Denison.
Dongara offers a relaxed lifestyle with beautiful beaches, historical sites and a healthy fishing industry. The main street, Moreton Terrace, is lined with Moreton Bay Fig trees which were planted in 1906 and are now a focal point of the town. Originally built on a strong rural economy, Dongara and Port Denison has a thriving rock lobster fishing, extensive mining industry and is ever- increasing in popularity as a place for tourists.
Also known to many as the "wildflower region" this area is home to some of the world''s finest collections of flowering plants.
The area has experienced considerable growth which has resulted in a major boost of new home constructions here over previous years. We offer a unique lifestyle here with a mixture of farmers, fishermen, mining contractors, business people, retirees and holiday makers, supported by the many people engaged in the industries necessary for a town with a population of approximately 3,700 residents. This number is expected to grow considerably in line with the State's Population growth.
The Mid West has been largely driven by Mining resources including Karara, Jindalbee Mines, Arc Energy, Origin, ROC OIL, Eneabba Gas, Mt Gibson Iron Ore projects and the mineral sands producer TICOR are all currently engaged in projects within close proximity of Dongara.The General farming Industry (predominantly broadacre farming) is alive and thriving in the Mid West, General Farming has been the backbone of the Shire of Irwin and is a vibrant and viable industry employing hundreds of people throughout the Mid West.