Grid Reference -33.891238, 115.014326
Department DEC
Work Centre ?
District Blackwood
Grading ?
Elevation (ASL) 175m
Height 15m
Construction Steel
Cabin size ?
Public access to site ?
In use since 1964 - 2013>br> 2013 -
1990 - supplied by DEC

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Thumbnail photos were supplied by Shannon and Joey Hodgson from the USA and taken in 1999-2000 during their Oz holiday. They have been interested in Lookouts for many years and are just on the tail end of their 12th season (Oct. 2008) as fire lookouts in Oregon, USA. Shannon and Joey are also members of the FFLA.

Old cabin and new cabin put into place (2013)
. Photos supplied by Allan Jones

The tower was completely rebuilt in 2013 and was vandalised in mid 2014. A bullet had been shot through one of the tower windows and the window had to be replaced. The perimeter fence was also damaged and the trapdoor lock was wrecked. Info was sourced from the Internet.
A copy of the full article, with photos can be found here

Screenshot of old map supplied by MLC in late 2019. MLC also reported:
In Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park south-east of Gracetown
Photos (Oct 2019) taken & supplied by Jack Bradshaw

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