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Shire of Roebourne, Western Australia, 20°44' S 117°09' E. Current town population is about 1,700 with no Jews. The nearest Jewish community is in Perth 1500 kilometres away. The cemetery is one of nine remote cemeteries in the State of Western Australia that has Jewish burials.  Source - Warren and Brenda Austin, 2 Gifford Way, Dianella, Western Australia 6059, Australia, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , telephone 61 8 9375 3181 completed the survey in January 2006. [January 2006]

  • Roebourne General Cemetery: Postal address of cemetery: c/o Shire of Roebourne, Karratha, 6714, W.A., Australia.

No care. The unlandmarked cemetery is located in the Pilbarra of Western Australia on flat land. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is with key via a locked gate and continuous metal picket fence. The sign in English reads: The Roebourne General Cemetery.

One gravestone dates from 1924. The twentieth century stone gravestone with English inscription is in original location but broken and toppled.

Adjacent properties are housing. Visits to the Jewish grave are very rare. The site has been vandalized. No current care. No threats. The vegetation overgrowth in the cemetery is no problem. Water drainage at the cemetery is good all year. There is only one burial in the Jewish Section. However, the whole cemetery was very much vandalised. Eventually, the Shire of Roebourne erected a high metal picket fence with solid lockable gates. It was too late for the Jewish grave as the headstone has been broken off and has disappeared leaving only the concrete base of the grave. Source - Survey by Warren and Brenda Austin [January 2006]

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