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Pearling and Shipping in the North West

  • Bond Store Cossack Cossack Road Cossack, WA, 6720 Australia (map)

Come along to this National Heritage Festival event in Cossack.

Come along to this talk and learn about maritime history as presented by a WA Museum representative. Discover the importance that pearling and coastal shipping played in the development of the North West before the first mining boom in the 1960s when road and airport infrastructures replaced shipping as the main conveyance of goods and people.

Follow the Roebourne to Point Samson Rd. Turn at the signage for the Cossack townsite on Cossack Rd.

Bookings Required, contact Karratha Library on 9186 8660 or send a Booking Email

Gold Coin Donation, 1pm - 2:30pm


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Later Event: May 7
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