Outback Bloom

Mullewa Wildflower Show

Featuring a display of hundreds of identified and labelled species, the Wildflower Show celebrates the unique biodiversity of the Mullewa area. Morning, afternoon tea & light lunches available to purchase. The Wildflower Show at the Mullewa Town Hall is open daily during Outback Bloom from 9:00am – 4:00pm, closing early on Sunday at 2:00pm. $5 admission, children under 12 FREE!

Guided Wildflower Walks

Keen to learn more about Mullewa’s wildflowers? Our guides will be hosting walks along the Mullewa Bushland Trail or Wildflower Walk. Please note our guides are volunteers – Glenda and Murray are keen wildflower watchers, but not botanists!
Walk trails have uneven ground. Wear appropriate footwear, a hat and bring a water bottle. $5 per person. Bookings essential.

Official Opening of Outback Bloom

Join us to officially open Outback Bloom – Mullewa’s Wildflower Festival with Welcome to Country and speeches. 10:00am on Thursday 24th August in the Wildflower Show at the Mullewa Town Hall. $5 admission, no booking required. 

Bush Tucker Yarns

Listen to Wendy Merry talk about the different bush tucker and medicine plants used by First Nations People in Mullewa. Thursday 24th August from 1:30pm – 2:30pm in the Marquee. FREE, no booking required.

Wildflower Photography Workshop

In this workshop, Sophie Xian will teach you how to use your smartphone to take better photos of wildflowers. She will also delve into her best tips for editing and making photos “pop” on social media. Workshops are on Thursday 24th August from 12:00pm – 1:00pm and Friday 25th August from 12:00pm – 1:00pm. $10 – bookings essential.

Seed Bombing Workshop

In this workshop, you will be making your own seed bomb or seed balls, they are small soil clusters made using compost & clay wrapped around wildflower seeds. Seed Bombs are a set & forget planting method thats been used for centuries. The compost & clay acts as a carrier for the seeds & also offers nutrients for the seeds to germinate & grow strong during their infancy. Workshops are on Friday 25th  1:30pm – 3:00pm and Sunday 27th August 12:30pm – 2:00pm.  – bookings essential. 

The Story of Monsignor John Hawes

Listen to Tony Critch talk about the fascinating life of Hawes, a priest and architect who lived in Mullewa in the early 1900s and built the architectural gem that is Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church. We will then walk the 600m trail up to the Church and Priest House Museum. Saturday 26th August 10:30am – 11:30am. Meet at the Marquee next to the Mullewa Town Hall. FREE, no booking required (entrance to Priest House Museum is $2).

Open daily during wildflower season from 10:30am – 2:30pm

Wildflowers of Western Australia

Learn more about the amazing wildflowers of WA in this fascinating presentation wiht Kim Fletcher. Sunday 27th at 10:30am – 12:00pm, meet at the Marquee next to the Town Hall. FREE, no booking required.