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Many fuel service stations will allow you to fill your water tanks when purchasing fuel.  Ask first as they may not have a suitable or readily accessible water outlet.  Some Visitor Centres have water and if not, they will usually know where water can be obtained. 
 
In most cases a tap is supplied but you need to supply your own hose.  In some cases a multi fit tap handle will be required as handles may have been removed to prevent vandalism and water theft or wastage.  If there is no handle, be sure you have permission before taking water from these sources.  
 

A town may not be listed here because it does not have a suitable water fill point available for the public, the Shire may not want to advertise water supply as a feature but may allow supply if requested, or it may be due to difficulties in obtaining information about that town or region.  

Water supplies

Albany – Water is available at the two dump points as well as at the Visitor Information Centre. 

Arrino (Three Springs Shire) – Water available at free camp

Bindoon - Drinking quality water free of charge near parking area for Visitor Centre/Post Office.

Boyup Brook - Flax Mill Caravan Park; small fee applies

Bruce Rock – Town water supply water available at the Caravan Park at no charge. Room for big rigs to access. 

Cue - Tap next to the Information Bay, corner of Austin and Victoria Streets, Cue.  Accessible to long rigs

Dongara/Port Denison - Marina on Point Leander Drive near the boat ramp.  Twenty cent coins are required. Room for parking for long rigs.

Dwellingup – Dwellingup History and information Centre – Marrinup Road Dwellingup

Esperance – Tap at visitor centre with room to park

Geraldton – Visitor Centre, corner Chapman Road and Bayley Street in the middle of the city, big rig parking.

Hall’s Creek – At Coles Express Roadhouse

Kalbarri – Tap at Sally’s Tree Toilet block on the foreshore with good parking

Karratha- Water available at Visitor Centre - fee applies

Kalgoorlie-Boulder – Water at Forest Street Kalgoorlie with adequate room to park.  

Kojonup - Available from tap at the Public Dump site, Gordon Street, Kojonup.  No charge.

Kulin – Taps with town water near public toilets with parking suitable for caravans.  No charge

Leonora - Free water is available at the Leonora Information Bay,Tower Street

Menzies - Free from Menzies Caravan Park, Shenton Street, Menzies.  From Shire of Menzies, Shenton Street, Menzies for a nominal fee

Moora - Roberts Street Moora (car park opposite IGA)

Mount Barker - Visitor Centre, Old Railway Station, Mount Barker; two taps, big rig accessible.

Mullewa – Scheme water available at no charge at Mullewa Caravan Park.  Rain water tank just for drinking water. 

Narrogin – Water available at Corner Park and Fairway Streets Narrogin with easy parking

Norseman – Tap at Visitor Centre; Free under twenty litres, a charge over twenty litres

Northampton – Tap at toilet block same location as dump point

Onslow – Outside Visitor Centre, Second Avenue, no charge.  Room to park big rigs.

Pinjarra - Visitor Information Centre, Pinjarra Williams Road and Shire Office.

Port Hedland -  Water available at Pretty Pool, east of the townsite near Cooke Point.

Roebourne - Water available at Visitor Centre - fee applies

Sandstone - Town supply drinking water available at park at a charge of $10.00 per thousand litres or part thereof, with no charge if staying in park. Long rigs can access

Three Springs – Water is available at the dump point in the laneway at the rear of the Shire office 132 Railway Road.

Tom Price - Free standing tap with town water between toilet block and fence at Willow Road opposite the public swimming pool at Taluna Park.  Room to park unless there is sport on the oval at the time.

Trayning – Tap in Shire Caravan Park behind pool, big rig accessible

Upper Gascoyne – Limited supplies for drinking only from Shire Office

Wagin – At Show Grounds and at Shire Caravan Park.  

Williams - Taps at the Shire Recreation ground (Quindanning Road) and the Lions Park (Albany Highway). The water is suitable for drinking. Parking long rigs would be relatively easy at both locations.

York - Water available at Avon Park 24 hour rest area. 

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Albury –Potable and non potable water provided at Railway Station Precinct 

Ballina region – Water taps in parks such as Missingham Park andMeldrum Park, but not suitable for parking in close proximity. 

Batemans Bay - Batemans Bay Visitor Centre, Corner of  Beach Road and Princes Highway, Batemans Bay, easy parking, drinking water.  Corrigan’s Beach Reserve, Beach Road, Batemans Bay, easy parking, drinking water, tap fitting required

Bathurst - Available at Bathurst Visitor Information Centre, 1 Kendall Avenue, Bathurst

Boorowa – Available at Showgrounds and taps around the town.

Broken Hill - Broken Hill Visitors Information Centre, corner Blende and Bromide Streets Broken Hill 8.30 am – 5 pm daily. Fees apply according to amount of water.  Adequate parking for filling tanks. 

Condobolin - Riverview caravan park – Diggers Avenue, Condobolin phone 02 68952611 Free

Coonabarabran – Free from Visitor Information Centre; suitable parking available. 

Cootamundra – Ask at Council

Deniliquin - Taps located in parking bay on Davidson Street; adequate room to park.  Tap by toilet block and dump point, with another across the car park.

Forbes - Water is available at the RV friendly parking area at Wheogo Park, on the banks of the lake, in Junction Street. There are taps available for limited water use. These services are also free, and there is plenty of room for all vehicles, subject to availability.

Goulburn - Governors Hill Caravan Park, 77 Sydney Road Goulburn, free for public and guests.

Grenfell - Grenfell Caravan Park, Grafton Street for a nominal fee, with room to park a big rig. 

Griffith - The Willows - Kookora Street (Entry via Walla or Griffin Avenue) free

Guyra - Tap at barbecue area in main street suitable for container fill only - no vehicle access.

Hay - Filtered water available at the Tourist Centre, key required so it is only available 9 - 5 Mon – Fri, 9 – 2 Saturday and 9 - 12 Sunday

Inverell - Water available at Visitor Centre

Jerilderie -There is non potable water at the Dump Point.  Potable water at the bubbler located near the barbecue in Luke Park, Powell Street. There is sufficient parking for larger rigs.

Jindabyne – See under Snowy River

Junee - Willow Park, Park Lane, Junee

Khancoban  – Tap town water near dump point Scott Street, no charge

Lake Cargelligo - Lakeview caravan park – Foster Street, Lake Cargelligo phone 02 68981077 Free

Lithgow – Water available at Tony Luchetti Showground, George Coates Avenue Lithgow.

Lockhart – Water available atShire Caravan Park.

Merriwa – Tap at Apex park near the dump point in Dutton Street. Water can also be obtained at the park in Vennacher Street.  These are town water taps and are free but we do ask that people are mindful of the amount they use.  Parking suitable for big rigs. 

Mittagong - $5 to refill tanks at caravan park.

Moruya - Riverside Park, Moruya, easy parking, drinking water

Mudgee - Ulan (Cassilis) Road adjacent to Henry Lawson Drive

Nambucca Heads - At the Visitor Information Centre in Nambucca Heads, Corner Pacific Highway and Riverside Drive

Narooma - Rotary Park - Bluewater Drive, Narooma, drinking water – parking situation not known.  Narooma Visitor Centre, Princes Highway, Narooma, easy parking, drinking water.  Apex Park, Centenary Drive, Narooma, located north east of the bridge, easy parking, drinking water.  Quota Park, Riverside Drive, Narooma, easy parking, drinking water

Narrabri – Bore water is available at the tap outside Visitor Centre building.

Narrandera – At showgrounds $5 per fill

Nyngan – Water available at Teamster’s rest area, Pangee Street, opposite the Overlander Hotel. 

Oberon - outside Oberon Visitor Information Centre; suitable for drinking water and parking for long vehicles

Parkes - Water available from Kelly Reserve on the Dubbo Road heading north from Parkes where taps are provided. 

Snowy River - Each town has a tap in the park near the public toilets, parking of a long rig near the taps would be easy with the exception of Jindabyne in winter season from the June to October long weekends.

Taree - Manning Valley Visitor have a water tap which is approximately six metres from parking. 

Tenterfield – Showground – ask for permission first. 

Tottenham - The State centre caravan park – Tullamore Road Tottenham phone 02 68924126 Free

Tumbarumba – Tap town water near dump point Cape Street, no charge

Uralla - Easy access to town water is available from the rest area located on Barleyfields Road at the northern entrance to town

Wagga Wagga – Taps adjacent to Visitor Information Centre Car Park, 183 Tarcutta Street, Wagga Wagga; long hose required (20 metres).

Walgett – At Primitive Camping Ground.  Also at Walgett Hospital

Warren - Oxley Park has a potable water tap adjacent to the dump point marked "Potable Water"; this water is suitable for human consumption, but does have elevated sodium levels. Most other outside taps are non-potable and should not be used as a drinking water.

Wellington – Water at Showgrounds, no charge and easy parking, and at Wellington Caves Caravan Park, no charge and easy parking.  Non potable water available at Burrendong State Park Mumbil and Mookerawa Waters Park Stuart Town; no charge.

West Wyalong - Water is available free of charge in McCann Park West Wyalong.  Tap located near the barbecue area so approximately 20 metres of hose would be required to access the tap or fill jerry cans. Parking for caravans and trailers is easily accessible via Camp Street (adjacent to the Park). Water is available near the barbecue area in Cooinda Park (off Neeld Street) but there is a limited turning circle for larger vehicles.

Young – Water is no longer available at the Young Showground.  Water can be obtained for a fee from the Shire Depot in Glensloy Street, accessed from Mackenzie Street.

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