Old style WA border sign, located on the Buntine Hwy near Nicholson in the far north of the state, May 1992. Source: MRWA
Special Features

Australia's largest state, Western Australia is probably one of the most fascinating for road enthusiasts. The population of the state is concentrated in the south western corner, leaving the rest of the state very sparsely settled and it was not until the mid 1980s that you could even drive from one end of the state to the other on a sealed road. Massive development of mining interests and a growth in outback tourism has rejuvenated the western state, resulting in the continued extensions of sealed roads.

From the romance of outback tracks such as the Canning Stock Route, the Gunbarrell Highway, and the Great Central Road, to the beef roads of the Kimberley, to the Eyre Highway across the Nullarbor Plain or the well-planned roads of Perth, Western Australia has something to offer for all road enthusiasts. As you can probebly tell from this little introduction, it has clearly caught my imagination :-)

At present, Western Australia is largely uncharted territory for road enthusiasts and this section of Ozroads hopes to do a little to change that. if you have photos and/or information to contribute from Western Australia (or anywhere else in Australia for that matter) please email me.

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