Here at Muresk, our core focus is to work closely with our partners to bring the best industry driven training opportunities, knowledge and skills to Western Australia.

A working farm situated on 898 hectares of farming land in the Avon Valley, just 10 kilometres southwest of Northam on the eastern fringe of the Darling Range and the western fringe of the central Wheatbelt,  Muresk offers contemporary learning spaces and the latest innovations in agricultural technology and sustainability practices. 

Muresk continues to grow, with support from the WA State Government's multi-million dollar investment into the agricultural industry. Keep reading for an overview of what we have to offer, or contact us if you would like further information.

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Training delivery

In addition to the hands on learning that can be delivered on our 898 ha working farm setting at Muresk with access to machinery, livestock, yards and open areas — there are also formal training facilities available to suit a range of requirements.

The training facilities include lecture theatres, science labs, an auditorium, computer labs, flexible-space training rooms, outdoor areas, an industry standard shearing shed, and the Agricultural Machinery Technology Centre. Accommodation options are also available for students who would like to stay at Muresk. 

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Training and higher education: Muresk Institute, a hub for agriculture skills.

Conferences, forums, industry showcases and events

Looking for somewhere different for your next event?

Need to get your team off site to stimulate new ideas, reduce the daily distractions and promote a new sense of focus? Want to hold a lecture, or showcase your industry or products? 

We have a range of indoor and outdoor facilities for small and large formal or casual events where you can enjoy the peaceful surroundings and lovely rural setting for team building sessions, lectures, showcasing industry products or general events.

Accommodation and catering are also available. 

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Muresk Institute, WA's hub for modern agriculture skills.

The farm

Muresk is a fully working and productive agricultural and livestock farm. We have over 50 paddocks across 805 hectares of grazeable land and 506 hectares a of croppable land, as well as extensive machinery and specialist buildings including an industry standard shearing shed. 

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School visits

Muresk farm is perfect for hands on demonstrations, with options available to offer students a unique learning experience and insights into career opportunities in the agricultural industry.

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Training and higher education: Muresk Institute, a hub for agriculture skills.

Research and development

Muresk is actively involved in supporting WA's agricultural industry through research and development activities such as breeding programs, agronomy trials, livestock monitoring and desalination projects in collaboration with industry, universities and government.

This helps to ensure we are keeping up to date with all the latest technology and innovations for the agricultural industry.

Our facilities include two science laboratories that can be used for research and/or training for a range of areas including science, technology, and animal care. 

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Training and higher education: Muresk Institute, a hub for agriculture skills.

Our location

Muresk is located in WA's Avon Valley — 16 minutes from Northam, one hour from Midland, and 1.5 hours from the Perth CBD.

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Contact us

If you would like to talk to the team at Muresk, you can phone us directly or send your enquiry using our online form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Phone 1300 994 031