Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup

Subregion: Bunbury Geographe

More than just the apple capital of the west! Tourism, agriculture and sand stone quarrying star in this impressive community minded region.
Local industries in the shire include sandstone quarrying and a strong agricultural sector, notably apple and stone fruit orchards in and around the township of Donnybrook. Its central location to the adjacent areas of Bunbury, Capel, Collie and Greenbushes makes the shire an attractive lifestyle option. Tourism is also rapidly becoming an important industry, with many local attractions including the scenic areas of the Blackwood River Valley, State forests and the Glen Mervyn Dam.Key propulsive sectors include Construction, Agriculture Forestry & Fishing, Healthcare & Social Assistance and Education & Training.
With a healthy local economy, and the benefit of several diverse industries nearby, this is a fast growing region, with an enviable life style. Key propulsive sectors include Construction, Agriculture Forestry & Fishing, Healthcare & Social Assistance and Education & Training.

The Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup is a local government area in the South West region of Western Australia, about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of Bunbury and about 220 kilometres (137 mi) south of the state capital, Perth. The Shire covers an area of about 1,560 square kilometres (602 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Donnybrook.

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