The Shire of Three Springs, like many country Councils offers a diverse range of services to cater for the needs of the community, ranging from the provision of a doctor to high quality roads.
We have outlined the majority of services offered however our small but dedicated staff are prepared to assist with any questions you may have and would like to hear your suggestions for both improvement of this website and / or ideas or comments on our town and services.
Located in the north midlands district of the midwest of Western Australia, Three Springs is a friendly country town with the strong community spirit that small Australian towns are reknown for.
Home to the North Midlands Public Hospital, we also have private medical and dental practices ensuring our community has accesss to high quality medical services. With the provision of aged-care units, Three Springs is progressing to become an Äged-Friendly community.
Families are catered for with an excellent Primary School and the Three Spring Childcare Centre. Work is due to commence on the new 19 place Early Childhood Learning Centre, which will be completed by November 2019. The nearest district high school is located in Carnamah, with a bus service operating for the students.
Western Power is located in Three Springs, with a large sub-station located on the edge of town. Power comes up from Perth, and is distributed across the region, hence our slogan "Powering the Region". Water Corp is also located in Three Springs, and along with the Three Springs Primary School, these government agencies provide employment opportunities for local communtiy members.
Sport plays an important role within our community, and there is a strong support network for both winter and summer sports. Facilities include ovals, hockey fields, netball courts, swimming pool, golf course, bowling green, tennis courts and a clay pigeon club.
Three Springs is primarily a broadacre farming area, but there is also livestock production including sheep and cattle. We are also home to the second largest talc mine in the southern hemisphere Mining commenced in 1948, and it is anticipated that the mine will be operational for at least another 40 years. The mine also provides employment opportunities for community members.
There are a variety of support businesses in the town, including an IGA supermarket, bank, chemist, post office and agribusinesses.
Located in the heart of Wildflower Country, our Shire is also renowned for a variety of rare flora, including the Eucalyptus Rhodantha (Rose Mallee), which is the town and shire emblem. Fantastic displays of everlastings, bush flowers and the world famous wreath leschenaultia can be found in the district in springtime, making us a prime tourist destination.
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