Mogumber, Western Australia

Mogumber is a locality in Western Australia. It is in the Shire of Victoria Plains, and situated along the Bindoon Moora Road. Although it is a settlement, it is not officially a townsite.[1] It is the location where the Moore River East joins the Moore River.[2] As of the 2016 Australian census, Mogumber had a population of 59.[3]

Mogumber
Western Australia
Mogumber is located in Western Australia
Mogumber
Mogumber
Coordinates31°02′S 116°02′E / 31.033°S 116.033°E / -31.033; 116.033Coordinates: 31°02′S 116°02′E / 31.033°S 116.033°E / -31.033; 116.033
Population59 (2016 census)
Postcode(s)6506
LGA(s)Shire of Victoria Plains

A grain storage bin was built at Mogumber in 1980 by CBH Group. It was the first of CBH's "Type K" grain storage facility.[4] As of 2020, the grain storage bin is not used.[5]

Mogumber has a tavern.[6]

Mogumber West Nature Reserve is located in Mogumber. The nature reserve surrounds the Moore River.[7] The reserve has an area of 259 square kilometres (100 sq mi).[8] There is also the Mogumber Nature Reserve located just south of the boundary of Mogumber in Mindarra,[2] which is home to the endangered Darwinia carnea, also known as the Mogumber bell.

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  1. ^ "Shire of Victoria Plains Local Planning Strategy". Shire of Victoria Plains. August 2010. p. 6. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Google Maps". Google. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  3. ^ "2016 Census QuickStats : Mogumber". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  4. ^ "5934 CBH Bins, Pingelly (I-AD).doc". State Heritage Office. 1 August 2006. p. 9. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  5. ^ "Annual Report 2020 – CBH Group" (PDF). Parliament of Western Australia. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  6. ^ "Local Towns". Shire of Victoria Plains. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  7. ^ "Moore River - Mogumber West Nature Reserve". Department of Water and Environmental Regulation. Retrieved 23 October 2021.
  8. ^ "CALM Managed Crown Reserve Listing by Reserve Number" (PDF). Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions. 3 December 1993. p. 3. Retrieved 23 October 2021.