Surrounded by rich agricultural lands, nestled beneath the rolling hills of the Darling Scarp, Harvey is known as a rural service centre of the South West. Famous for its farming enterprises and fresh produce (fruit, dairy, beef), the quaint township of Harvey is quickly becoming a must-visit spot for those visiting the area. A great rural escape, Harvey is made up of lush green pastures, orchards, majestic Jarrah forests, relaxing waterways and the picturesque Darling Plateau.
Key attractions when visiting Harvey include the Harvey Heritage Trail, Harvey Dam, the Big Orange, Harvey Internment Camp Memorial Shrine, the Harvey Railway Station Museum, Harvey Mosaic & Mural Trail and the Stirling Cottage at the Harvey Visitor Centre. Whilst visiting Harvey, you can also explore the Bibbulmun Track, various wildflower trails as well as mountain biking and hiking paths.
Notable businesses within the area include Harvey Fresh, Harvey Beef, Harvey Citrus, Harvey Cheese, Harvey River Bridge Estate, Old Coast Road Brewery and the Crooked Carrot Café.
Located 90 minutes (140kms) south of Perth, the Shire of Harvey is a local government authority that strives towards an even better lifestyle for its residents, businesses, visitors and staff.
Committed to being an accessible and inclusive employer of choice, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining exceptional and innovative staff to ensure a high level of service delivery. Our offices are based in Harvey and Australind.
Steeped in history, the Harvey Region (Shire of Harvey Local Government Area) is one of the fastest growing residential and economic communities in Western Australia. It covers a land mass of 1,766 km² and comprises 42 kilometres of pristine Indian Ocean coastline, fertile hinterland and stunning hill and forest country along the Darling Scarp.
More than 28,000 residents live in or near our communities of Australind, Leschenault, Binningup, Myalup, Harvey, Yarloop, Cookernup, Brunswick Junction, Benger and Roelands.
A place to live, work and visit - Harvey Region residents combine business success with an enviable work-life balance lifestyle.
The Harvey Region is one of WA’s core agriculture(beef, horticulture, citrus, and grapes) and manufacturing areas, with growing tourism, mining and education sectors. You will find some of Australia’s and the world’s most iconic brands here, including Harvey Beef, Albermarle, Harvey Fresh, Harvey Water, Brownes Dairy, Harvey Cheese and Tronox.