Golden Pipeline

National Trust of WA

Explore The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail

A self-guided drive trail between the Perth Hills and Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields. Go with the Flow. Follow the water to discover more about the audacious goldfields water supply scheme and Engineer CY O’Connor.

Discover The people and the Scheme

“Future generations, I am quite certain will think of us and bless us for our far seeing patriotism, and it will be said of us, as Isaiah said of old, ‘They made a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert” – Sir John Forrest

Education Resources

More than 100 years after it started operating, ‘O’Connor’s pipeline’ continues to fascinate and intrigue.

Several information sheets have been prepared to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the audacious goldfields water supply scheme (GWSS).

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