This page will take you to the Friends of Donnelly Village web page. Friends of Donnelly Village are a history group involved in the research and promotion of the timber milling era of Donnelly River Village, Mill and Forestry Settlement also known as Wheatley. Once owned by the Bunning Brothers in the Karri forest of South Western Australia in the late 1940's to late 1970's.
Friends of Donnelly Village a not for profit organisation interested in the history of the former timber milling town Donnelly River (Wheatley) the mill and forestry settlement. More about the events they hold and items of interest can be found here.
A former Bunning Brothers timber milling village located in the heart of the Kari forest of Western Australia Southwest region. Now a delightful Heritage listed village offering accommodation steeped in history with a museum, Heritage walk trail and a great opportunity to engage with the kangaroos and emus.
This is the official website of Save Donnelly Mill 2018 Inc (SDM2018). Donnelly Mill is located at Donnelly River in the heart of the Karri forest of the South West in Western Australia. The mill was formerly owned and operated by the Bunnings Brothers during the timber milling era of the early 1950's to mid 1970's.
The mill and site on closure of the mill now comes under the jurisdiction of the Western Australian Government.
Save Donnelly Mill 2018 Inc. SDM2018 Inc has been set up to 'Save the Donnelly Mill' from completely falling down and to ensure that very important artefacts and machinery are restored, the building made safe and the site turned into an important tourism icon for the region. The Friends of Donnelly Village Inc are a member of this non profit organisation.