About Goomalling


Goomalling is a nice place to live, bring up children, and work or run a business. Some great things about Goomalling (in addition to our lovely school!) include:

Health services and facilities
Goomalling has an excellent hospital, doctor, dentist, gym, pool and other health services and facilities.

Community
People in Goomalling are friendly. There are plenty of recreational groups and facilities including an 18-hole golf course, plus opportunities to make friends through volunteering

Shops
Goomalling's cafe is well known for its great coffee and food, and there are a wide range of Goomalling businesses.

Emergency services
Goomalling has a local police station, volunteer ambulance service and fire brigade and other emergency services.

Education and training
Our Community Resource Centre includes a library, teleconferencing and office facilities and services. The CRC provides an exam supervision service for tertiary students. There are bus runs to nearby high schools.

Work
As well as jobs in hospitality, health, retail, finance, light industry and agriculture both here in Goomalling and nearby in Northam, Toodyay and Dowerin, there is plenty of scope for small businesses and tradespeople to start up. The broadband is good enough for teleworkers to enjoy the countryside and work remotely.

Proximity and travel
Goomalling is only:

  • 132km from Perth,

  • 45km from Northam,

  • 50km from Toodyay,

  • 25km from Dowerin.

TransWA coaches travel regularly through Goomalling.

Within the Goomalling townsite you can walk to every place you need: school, shops, pool, sports grounds, the bank, the post office and more.

School buses run within the Shire of Goomalling and to Northam.