Shire of Ravensthorpe

The Shire of Ravensthorpe covers 13,533 square kilometres in the south of Western Australia. It encompasses several national parks, including the Frank Hann in the north and the world Biosphere, Fitzgerald River National Park on the coast.

With a population of 1,400 people, the main industries are farming, mining and tourism.



In 2018 the Shire of Ravensthorpe purchased and installed speed display signs in both the Ravensthorpe and Hopetoun to promote safe speeds within the townsites.


Pictured above: The Shire's courtesy speed display signs help positively influence travel speeds across the local network. 


Local Governments and members of the community in the Great Southern region interested in working together to prevent road trauma by adopting safe system policy and practice can contact Road Safety Advisor Rodney Thornton

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