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Katanning Police Station


Shire of Katanning

Place Number

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148 Clive St Katanning

Location Details

Local Government



Great Southern

Construction Date

Constructed from 1891

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
(no listings)

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
RHP - To be assessed Current 28 Sep 2012

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 21 Dec 2005 Category 4

Category 4

• Historic Site

Child Places

Statement of Significance

The Police Station and Courthouse are not the original buildings, but are in the same location as the original buildings and therefore represent the continued use of this part of town as the location for those places of law and order.

Physical Description

The Police Station is built of light coloured brick which is rendered with a Colourbond roof in the Western Australian 1970s regional style.


In 1891, the first Police Quarters were erected in Katanning. [Refer A2998 MI 1996] In 1891, the police station was built next to the quarters, also designed by George Temple Poole, which incorporated cells. A courthouse was built next to the station building.
In 1960 work commenced on a new courthouse and offices on the other side of Clive Street, opposite the former courthouse, which was incorporated into the police station and served as the constables recreation room. The successful contractor for the new courthouse was R. J. Davies for a cost of £23 420. The site was cleared by local bulldozing contractor, G. M. Doak.




Name Type Year From Year To
George Temple Pool (PWD) Architect 1891 -


Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
"Newspaper Article". p.1 Great Southern Herald, 29/1/1960
"Newspaper Article". p.1 Great Southern herald; 8/12/1961,
Nomination form

Place Type

Individual Building or Group


Epoch General Specific
Other Use GOVERNMENTAL Police Station or Quarters

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Roof METAL Corrugated Iron
Wall BRICK Common Brick

Historic Themes

General Specific

Creation Date

16 Mar 2006

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Last Update

01 Jan 2017


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