Council council

Short Term Accommodation

The Shire of Dowerin is committed to ensuring that the community’s wants and needs are recognised and acted upon. In 2012/2013 the Shire of Dowerin completed the Dowerin Strategic Community Plan.

The Shire of Dowerin received over 350 comments and suggestions from the community members, local business and community groups in response to a community consultation process ‘Community Future Surveys’ in 2012.

Through this consultation process the community of Dowerin has outlined that there is a current need to develop accommodation options within Dowerin and it was highlighted that a high quality Caravan Park could be a major tourism asset for the Shire of Dowerin.

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At its December 2013 meeting, Council agreed to pursue this project by way of developing a small steering committee comprising of 4 council representatives, 1 Dowerin Events Management Representative and 3 executive office staff to drive this project through to fruition.

The aim of the Short Term Accommodation Facility is to provide:

  • An RV Friendly caravan park style accommodation suitable for grey nomads, couples and families.

  • A range of quality, affordable accommodation that is self-contained, air conditioned with internet access suitable travelling sales/ reps and business people, couples and families

  • A group style accommodation unit (bunkhouse) suitable for large groups such as car clubs, 4x4 groups, schools and DFD exhibitors

The accommodation park will be complete with communal BBQ area as well as an ablution block containing showers and toilets (including facilities accessible to disabled people).

Steering Committee Meetings take place regularly. For further information regarding this project please contact Community & Economic Development Officer Adim Hajat via email at cdo@dowerin.wa.gov.au.