Discover the People and their Pioneer Stories

The Pioneers' Pathway Self Drive Trail follows in the footsteps of the early pioneers who journeyed east into the Western Australian Wheatbelt to find their fortunes living on the land.

Discover the people who have helped make the Wheatbelt the place it is today.

Learn their stories of the men from bushrangers to farmers and pastoralists and how the company that is Australia’s largest exporter of grain was started right here in the Wheatbelt of Western Australia.

Hear the accounts of the women who were lawyers, nurses, teachers, wives and mothers who conquered, survived and thrived in the harsh conditions of these towns that remain today.

Come, take the time, learn the stories and explore the Pioneers' Pathway.


Toodyay – Moondyne Joe Story

Goomalling - Slater Family Story

Dowerin - Tin Dog Story

Wyalkatchem - CBH/Agriculture Story

Trayning - Campfire, Hardship Story

Nungarin - Adams Family, Mangowine Story

Merredin - Cummins Theatre Story