Providing you with helpful websites to keep you up to date with travelling in the region and local events.

main roads

Main Roads can provide you with the latest on road closures and planning an efficient and safe trip to Meekatharra and beyond. Main Roads are responsible for the Great Northern Highway and the Goldfields Highway (Meekatharra-Wiluna Road) For more information visit their website.

department of fire and emergency

Check the latest bushfire warnings and updates to any areas you plan to travel at the Department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) – the government department that is responsible for fire and emergency services in Western Australia and

If you plan to travel or stay near bushland, please be aware of potential risks that may occur during the bushfire season. Refer to the Bushfire Travellers Checklist from the DFES.

You can also check up-to-date news through Bushfire Information Hotline – call 1300 362 361

western australia's department of health

For more information and safety, updates visit

Surrounding Shire's

Meekatharra is surrounded by seven Shire's with the Murchison, Gascoyne, Pilbara and Goldfields regions of Western Australia. We have many roads that lead into other Shire's which are sometimes closed during extreme weather events. Make sure you check in with the other Shire's to see if the roads are open on their end. 

Click on each Shire listed below to view their Road Condition Reports and while you are in the region see what other wonders this region has to show you.


Shire of Ashburton

Shire of East Pilbara


Shire of Wiluna


Shire of Cue

Shire of Mount Magnet

Shire of Murchison


Shire of Upper Gascoyne