FAQs

How far is Meekatharra from other towns?

Distance from Meekatharra to:

    • Mt. Augustus (mostly gravel): 5 - 6 hours (dependent on road conditions). For information on road closures and conditions, please contact Shire of Upper Gascoyne on (08) 9943 0899, or see here
    • Mt. Gould (mostly gravel): 1.5 - 2 hours (dependent on road conditions). For information on road closures and conditions, please see here
    • Wiluna (mostly gravel): 2 - 2.5 hours (dependent on road conditions). For information on road closures and conditions, visit www.mainroads.wa.gov.au
    • Sandstone via Meekatharra-Sandstone Road (all gravel): 2.5 - 3 hours: (dependent on road conditions). For information on road closures and conditions, call Shire of Sandstone on (08) 9963 5802, or see here 
    • Sandstone via Mt. Magnet (all bitumen): 4 - 5 hours
Is there mobile reception in town?

Mobile phone reception is available only through the Telstra network

How do I access WIFI in town?

There is free WIFI located at several locations around town;

  • Meekatharra Town Hall, Savage Street
  • Lloyds Plaza, Main Street
  • Meekatharra Airport
  • Community Resource Centre, Main Street
Is there potable water in town?

Potable water is available in Welcome Park on Main Street, on the adjoining south side block of the public toilets