Once known as "Paradise Gully", (the gully runs outside the old Mining Arms Hotel), Nabawa is now the administrative centre for the Shire of Chapman Valley.

The Shire office, open Monday to Friday between 8.30am and 4.00pm, also serves as a Tourist Information Centre.

Tourist facilities available in the town include public toilets, tavern, fuel and meals (available at the tavern), communal park with gas BBQ facility, drinking fountain and gazebo.

Nabawa Oval