Balingup is situated in the South West corner of Western Australia, a pleasant two and a half hour drive south from the capital, Perth.
Residents - this is your website and your input and feedback is appreciated as we continue to grow.
Visitors - we hope the information contained in this site helps you to plan your visit and tempts you to stay a little longer. We invite you to immerse yourself in the relaxed lifestyle and beautiful environment we residents enjoy all year round.
Programme of Events - plan a visit to coincide with one of the many events/activities in the area.
Event Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd August 2015.
Balingup Medieval Carnivale Experience the magic of Balingup over both days of the weekend. Begin the weekend with a sumptious feast on the Friday evening before the Carnivale.
Held over the middle weekend of the July school holidays The event is designed for school aged children 4yrs – 14yrs.
Many published WA authors and illustrators present interactive workshops throughout the weekend. Multiple sessions on offer at any given time allow you to select a session which best suits you and your children.
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The Balingup Progress Association is a dynamic community forum enabling residents to participate in the direction and planning of the Balingup community. Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Community Centre (near the Tavern). Annual membership is only $1. New residents are welcome.
The Balingup Progress Association was instrumental in developing the Medieval Carnivale and the Small Farm Field Day, and provides them with public liability and rain insurance. As an Incorporated Association, the BPA is the umbrella organisation for the following groups and activities, and provides support where required.
|Balingup Small Farm Field Day||Balingup Medieval Carnivale|
|Small Farm Field Day Trust||Balingup Carbon Neutral Group|
|Telling Tales in Balingup||Liaison with the Shire|
|Men in Sheds||Choose Respect<|
|Neighbourhood Watch||Fruit Fly Baiting|
|Balingup Catchment Group||Fox Baiting|
|Australia Day Breakfast||Community Meetings|
|Various other Action Groups and Workshops addresssing Community Concerns|
BALINGUP −WESTERN AUSTRALIAN STATE WINNER CAN DO COMMUNITY AWARDS 2003
The 'Can Do Community Awards' highlight initiatives by local communities that have contributed to regional revitalization, and produced their own solutions to local problems. Over 270 applications were submitted nationwide and Balingup is proud to be the Western Australian winner for 2003.