Wirrina Drive-In

Walter Road W. and Collier Road,
Morley, WA 6062

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Wirrina Drive-In

Located at the corner of Walter Road W., Collier Road and Johnsmith Street. The Wirrina Drive-In opened on 24th March 1959 with “Fast Company” and “Seven Hills of Rome”. The name Wirrina is said to be an aboriginal word meaning ‘somewhere to go’. the drive-in was built by metropolitan Cinemas Pty. Ltd. for R. Yelland. The drive-in closed on 30th April 1980 with “Outlaw Blues” and “10” with Bo Derek, after being taken over until their replacement was built – the Aceway Drive-In(also in Morley). The equipment was transferred to the new drive-in. The site is now the carpark of (Myer part of) Galleria Shopping Centre.

Contributed by David Coppock

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davidcoppock on April 7, 2017 at 4:10 pm

The Wirrina Drive-in was opened by Mr J. G. Woteko JP, chairman of Bayswater Road Board.

davidcoppock on August 29, 2018 at 5:16 am

Also had a 600 seat lounge. The bio box was on top of the snack bar.

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