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Bindi Bindi

A small locality located south of Miling and north of Piawaning and New Norcia, gazetted in 1947. It is located on the junctions of the Great Northern Highway, the Moora - Miling Road, and the Bindi Bindi - Toodyay Road. The name Bindi is of Aboriginal origin. When repeated, i.e. Bindi Bindi, this denotes a great many - in this case a stick or skewer which fastens a coat. Originally the area was simply a railway siding on the line leading north to Miling


Bindi Bindi - Lady of Lourdes Church

The townsite is handily located off the Great Northern Highway, just a little down the Toodyay Road, which keeps the traffic noise down. This is a church building located next to the fire station near the highway. It is Our Lady of Lourdes Church. The church was opened by Rev. Gregory Gomez on 30th November 1958. July 2012. Photos Ref: BDBD001


Bindi Bindi - Main Street

A view looking south down the Toodyay Road. On the right are wheat bins, to the left of the road are houses etc. July 2012. Photos Ref: BDBD002


Bindi Bindi - Houses on Main Street

A couple of fine houses in the Bindi Bindi townsite on the Toodyay Road. July 2012. Photos Ref: BDBD003


Bindi Bindi - War Memorial

Between the houses and the school is the War Memorial. July 2012. Photos Ref: BDBD004


Bindi Bindi - Primary School

Once the local primary school but not any more as the town doesn't have the numbers to support a school of its own. This building is well maintained and is now a private residence. This school building was opened in 1952. July 2012. Photos Ref: BDBD005


Bindi Bindi - Railway Station

Not a railway station as such but signage for rail crews to tell them where they are, if they didn't know already. What's in the shed? Points changing mechanisms or a staff change to allow a train onto the next sector? July 2012. Photos Ref: BDBD006

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