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​Carnarvon

Carnarvon has many banana plantations and supplies the Australian market for most of the year. With just over 6 000 people, Carnarvon is the region’s most populated town.

 

Coral Bay

Coral Bay is on the coastline of the Ningaloo Reef and features white sandy beaches, clear turquoise waters, tropical fish and yachts mingling with fishing boats.

Image of Ningaloo Reef

Exmouth

Situated on the tip of a peninsula in the far north west of the Gascoyne, Exmouth marks the beginning of the Ningaloo Reef Marine Park. Along the coast you can explore snorkelling beaches, diving spots and many swimming areas. The Cape Range National Park also has canyons, wildlife and wildflowers. The town of Exmouth has the second largest population of the Gascoyne with just under 2 500 people.

 

Gascoyne Junction

Located in the far east of the Gascoyne region with a population of just 46, this town welcomes many visitors each year. The town has an airport and is a gateway to the Mount Augustus National Park. Mount Augustus rises 1 106 m above sea level and is twice the size of Uluru.

 

Distances to Perth*

​From

​Distance

​Carnarvon​904 km
​Coral Bay​1 132 km
Denham834 km
Exmouth
​1 261 km
Gascoyne Junction via Carnarvon​​1 070 km
​Monkey Mia​859 km
​Mount Augustus via Mullewa/Landor​1 050 km

*Figures sourced from Main Roads Western Australia​

          
For more information on the towns in the Gascoyne region, visit the
Tourism We​stern Australia website​.
 

News


 

 

The WA Government has made changes to its migration program to support skilled workers looking to migrate to Western Australia including increasing occupations eligible for skilled migration in WA by around 60 per cent.

 

New occupations have been added to the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 1 (WASMOL Schedule 1) and the Western Australian Skilled Migration Occupation List Schedule 2 (WASMOL Schedule 2).

 

The list of newly available occupations can be found on the WA State Nomination – combined occupation list.  

 

The WA Government has also waived the $200 application fee and has made changes to the requirements for new applicants as of 1 July 2022, including:


Removal of the requirement to demonstrate sufficient funds for WA State nomination.


Reduction in the English requirements for applicants at the Manager and Professional occupation level to the "competent" level of English.


Changes to the document requirements for the WASMOL Schedule 1&2 and the Graduate Occupation lists based on the visa the applicant is being nominated for.

 

The next round of invitations to apply for WA State nomination are anticipated to be issued in the third week of September 2022.

 

 

For more information on the State Nominated Migration Program and the new requirements visit the About State nomination page.


Fun Fact
Albany, founded in 1826 and located 409 km from Perth on the southern coast is the oldest settlement in Western Australia.