Friday, 3 May 2013

Invitation to the Carnamah Town Centenary: 13-15 September 2013


You are cordially invited to help celebrate the 
Centenary of Carnamah being gazetted as a town.

Friday 13th September 2013 at 1:00pm

“BACK TO CARNAMAH SCHOOL” visit.  Afternoon tea will be provided by the students.

Friday 13th September 2013 at 6:30pm

NMAS ART EXHIBITION opening night, Carnamah Town Hall. Drinks, nibbles and entertainment provided. Exhibition open: Saturday 14th to Tuesday 17th. 10:00am to 5:00pm.

Saturday 14th September 2013 at TBA.

GRAND PARADE moving from the Tractor Museum along Caron Street, into Macpherson St and then into the show grounds. The parade will be lead by a Scottish pipe band. 
NMAS SHOW: Events during the show: a ‘hop on - hop off’ bus for tours to Macpherson Homestead, CBH grain handling facilities and other local points of interest. Milking cow demonstrations, sheep dog and sheep moving demonstrations, old and new vehicle and farm machinery display, bar, market stalls, rides, fun stalls, entertainment for the children and many more attractions. Fabulous food throughout the day.

For the early birds, the Museum will be open from 8:00am.

Saturday 14th September 2013 at 6:00pm

BUFFET DINNER: The evening will commence with a sit down buffet dinner, guest speakers sharing memories of days gone by and a power point presentation. Light background music will entertain guests during the formal part of the evening and a spectacular FIREWORKS display will take place around 8:00pm followed by sweets and coffee. For those that have the energy, the music will liven up around 9:00pm for dancing.

Bar and food van facilities will be available for those that don’t wish to partake of the sit down buffet.

Sunday 15th September 2013 at 9:00am

A CHURCH SERVICE will be held at the Anglican Church, Niven Crescent.

Sunday 15th September 2013 at 10:00am

BRUNCH - to be held at the Carnamah Bowling Club.

The tour bus will be available for those that would like a last look around.

R.S.V.P. by Friday 2 August 2013

For catering purposes, please indicate which of the above events you will be attending, how many will be attending and include payment for the buffet and/or brunch.

Call Ros Miller at the Shire of Carnamah on (08) 9951 7000 or e-mail Ros at

Alternatively complete and post in the registration form to:

Shire of Carnamah
PO Box 80
Carnamah WA 6517
Attention: R. Miller

Download or open the full invitation with registration form:


Accommodation in Carnamah is fully booked is still available in Coorow, Eneabba and Three Springs.

Coorow Barracks - call the Allison at the Post Office on 9952 1133
Coorow Hotel - call John & Kay on 9952 1023
Coorow Lavender Cottage - call the telecentre on 9952 1266
Coorow Caravan Park - call the Shire on 9952 0100 if you have your own van to bring

Three Springs Tourist Lodge - 9954 1065
Three Springs Hotel - 0054 1041
Three Springs Barracks - 0427 541 116

ESS Banksia Village in Eneabba - call 9955 1040
Eneabba Shell Roadhouse - call 9955 1183

Memorabilia and Voting

If you have any photos or stories you wish to include into this special day, perhaps bring along your photo album or memorabilia.

For those concerned about the Federal elections, voting will take place at the Carnamah District High School Library, King Street Carnamah. Postal votes in advance would be advised.

For some early history of the Carnamah townsite take a look at our new virtual exhibit at

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