Katanning Roller Flour Mill

History The Katanning Roller Flour Mill was established on the last day of April in 1891. Its founders, Frederick and Charles Piesse, spent 6000 pounds to open the mill which, at the time, had the capacity to produce 8 tonnes of flour a day. Two years after the mill’s...

Kobeelya School Museum and History

Kobeelya Girls’ School (1922-1986) The Kobeelya Girls’ School was founded on September 14, 1922. The school’s official name was ‘Katanning Church of England Girls School’ but it was changed in 1951 to ‘Kobeelya Church of England Girls School’ when it was handled by a...

About Katanning

Katanning is a town in Western Australia with an approximate population of 4500. The town’s name was first recorded in 1880 but its origin is undecided. Some believe that it came from the aboriginal name Kartanup which means ‘a meeting place’ while others say that it...
Colours of Katanning in November

Colours of Katanning in November

November is harvest time in Katanning. But there is still the chance of showers or storms (much to the distaste of grain farmers in the area who rely on dry weather to get their grain off!) The golden colours of the mature crops and the contrast of storm clouds can...