Community Resource CentreThe Station

Phone 08 9671 2550
Email crc@wongan.wa.gov.au 
Address The Station, Lot 1 Wongan Road, Wongan Hills, WA 6603

The Wongan Hills Community Resource Centre (CRC) is a non-profit organisation managed by the Shire of Wongan - Ballidu. The Manager of Community Services oversees the management of the Centre and is supported by a full-time and part-time Customer Service and Library team.  The CRC is currently supporting one trainee through its ongoing traineeship program. 

The Wongan Hills CRC is part of a network of 109 Community Resource Centres located in smaller rural and regional centres throughout Western Australia and is supported by the Department of Regional Development through the Royalties for Regions program.  As the Wongan Hills CRC receives no funding from ratepayers, it relies on the income generated through the provision of services and facilities to the community.  In order for the CRC to continue providing residents and visitors to the Shire with a quality service, local business, community members and visitors are encouraged to use the following services and facilities:

  • Department of Transport Agency
  • Office and Boardroom Hire (well equipped offices and a boardroom accommodating 10 people)
  • Venue Hire (a modern, well appointed reception room accommodating 100 people and a well equipped commercial kitchen)
  • A well stocked library, e-Resources, wi-fi access, public computers
  • A Broadband for Seniors kiosk
  • Printing, secretarial and graphic design services (including large format printing)
  • Trans WA booking service
  • Access point for Medicare, Centrelink and Government Website
  • Community Development support (grants, capacity and skills building)
  • The production of the Wongan-Ballidu weekly community newsletter 

Services Offered

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The Shire's Community Development team is based at the CRC, and assists in the efforts to build community capacity on a local level with emphasis on forging and strengthening social ties, building economy, and developing the not for profit sector.

This is achieved by:

Recognising the value of individual and community contributions; 

Providing practical support through various programs and services to develop and enhance the skills of all community members; and

Providing programs and services to support youth development, parenting, aged care and people with disabilities. 

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We offer a Regional Licensing Agent Service and can process all of your Department of Transport business as well as provide information and referral.
​Including but not limited to:
​​Vehicle and License Renewals
Vehicle Transfers
Theory and Practical Driving Tests
Dealer Acquisitions
Plate Changes

The CRC receives a commission from licensing transactions, so by choosing to conduct your Department of Transport business with us, you are helping keep our doors open!

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The CRC offers printing of all sizes - single and booklet style, faxing, scanning, emailing, binding, laminating, internet access or wifi, exam supervision, typing or other secretarial services including resumes.

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Approximately 220 paper copies of the Wonga-Balli Boomer are printed for distribution each Wednesday (excluding Public Holiday weeks). The publication can be purchased from the Wongan Newsagency, Wongan Hills CRC or the Ballidu Trading Post.​ You can even sign up to receive the Boomer by email!​​

The deadline for all advertising is 12.00noon on Monday. For more information contact wbboomer@wongan.wa.gov.au 

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The Broadband for Seniors kiosk is available free of charge to anyone 50 years or over who wants to learn how to use a computer and surf the Internet safely.

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The Wongan Hills CRC has a Public Library which community members can join for free.

Access a great collection of children's and adult books, adults large print books, DVD's and audiobooks.   

The Library also offers an inter-library loan service and free access to the State Library e-Resource collection for members.  Find out more by viewing the Library Information page.

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The Government Access Point is available to the public free of charge for internet access to government websites and their related forms and online services.

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A Centrelink Access Point is available for all Centrelink clients to use. This is provided free of charge and includes internet, fax and phone access to Department of Human Services. All forms are available on the computer.

Please note we are not trained with Centrelink therefore can offer no assistance other than to certify documents to be sent to Centrelink by fax.

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A Medicare Access Point is available for all Medicare clients to use. This is provided free of charge and includes internet, fax and phone access to Department of Human Services.

All related forms as well as reply paid envelopes are available also.

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The CRC can print large scale colour or black & white documents, plans, photos and posters on a range of paper types and canvas.
​We can print documents and photos with widths from 28cm up to 1m wide and any length.

For more information on what we offer please contact us on 9671 2550.

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Transwa bookings can be made at the CRC. The Transwa bus from Geraldton to Perth stops at The Station, Wongan Hills on Tuesdays & Fridays. From Perth to Geraldton it stops on Mondays & Thursdays.

Timetables are also available for select services.

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At the CRC we have 5 small offices, a boardroom which fits up to 10 people and a function room for up 100 people for hire.

You can check availability here:

Wongan Hills CRC Room Hire Calendar

Please contact us via crc@wongan.wa.gov.au or on 9671 2550 to make a booking.

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