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

Yerbillon to Ghooli See & Do


The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail includes a number of fascinating museums along its length which will give travellers an insight into Wheatbelt and Goldfields communities.

While museums often incorporate artefacts relating to water and the supply scheme – so vital to their wellbeing – they share their pioneering past and the broader history of the area in which they are housed.

As an example Cunderdin Museum in No 3 Pump Station incorporates farming while goldfields museums tell stories of mining.

Yilgarn History Museum

Yilgarn History Museum, Southern Cross WA 6426

The museum is located in Western Australia’s earliest Registrar’s Office, and former court room, built in 1892. It houses a ...

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