Australind is a town located 165 km south of Perth and 12 kilometres to the north-east of Bunbury
within the Shire of Harvey. It is bordered to the south by the Collie River, to the west by the Leschenault Estuary and to the east by the Brunswick River.
The area has a resident population of about 10,000 and is beautifully located on the eastern side of Leschenault
Inlet, at a distance of about 10 km from Koombanah Bay, which is also known as Port Leschenault. The area has an average elevation of 8 metres above sea level.
The village shopping centre, which includes a supermarket and various specialty stores is located within the townsite. While the 18-hole Bunbury Golf Club is located to the south of the town within the Clifton Park subdivision on the Collie River.
Australind is one of the fastest growing areas in regional Western Australia, with the 2006 Australian census indicating that more than 10,000 residents were at the time living in the area. Over half of who were first or second generation British migrants. At the time of writing (2010) the town had five primary schools and one high school.
The area was named by its founders from a contraction of the words Australia and India, anticipating trade between the two countries involving cavalry horses and food. The town contains several heritage buildings which are valuable historical references to the early pioneering days.
Australind Christian School
Australind Primary School >
Australind Senior High School >
Clifton Park Pre-Primary
Clifton Park Primary School
Eaton Primary School
Grace Christian School
Leschenault Catholic Primary School >
Parkfield Primary School