Welcome to the Shire of Coolgardie

The Shire of Coolgardie encompasses an area of 30,400km2 and included the towns of Coolgardie, Kambalda, Widgiemooltha and Kurrawang. With the majority of the population residing between Coolgardie and Kambalda the Shires motto is ‘Two Hearts, One Soul’

Coolgardie was the first settlement of the WA Goldfields and bears the name ‘Mother of the Goldfields’. Many  historic buildings remain and Coolgardie is a fantastic tourist destination

Kambalda is Australia’s original ‘Nickeltown’ with large deposits of Nickel being mined since 1966. Kambalda has much to offer visitors and residents alike.

Celebrated for the Gold and Nickel discoveries in Coolgardie and Kambalda, the mining industry plays an important role in our community with more than 20 companies operating throughout the Shire at the cutting edge of mining innovation, creating career opportunities for the entire community.


Shire of Coolgardie Garage Sale 25 October 2014

The Shire of Coolgardie are conducting a Yard Sale. The list of items available to purchase can be downloaded from our website,listed under community documents. Also available on our website is the Yard Sale Bid Forms. Bids will be accepted until close of business Monday 20 October 2014.

Following close of bids, the CEO or his delegate will consider the highest bid for each item. Where the reserve price is not reached for the item, it will be placed in the Shire's Garage Sale, to take place on Saturday 25 October 2014.

Where the reserve price is matched or exceeded, the highest offer will be accepted. The successful applicant will be advised of their success. All goods must be paid for and picked up (or alternative arrangements made) by 10am Saturday 25 October 2014. Goods not paid for or picked up by this time will be offered at the Garage Sale.

For more details or to receive documents via email, call (08) 9080 2111 or email mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au 

Road Conditions

Effective from 08.30 hrs (8.30am) Friday 24  October 2014 the status of roads throughout the district of the Shire of Coolgardie are as follows:

Coolgardie North Road ........OPEN

Victoria Rocks Road.............  OPEN

Binneringie Road .................. OPEN

Holland Track ...................... OPEN - Refer to D.E.C.

Jaurdi Hills Road ................. OPEN

CarIns Road ...........................  CLOSED DUE TO UPGRADES

BURRA ROCKS ROAD ................. OPEN



For more information on road reports within the Shire of Coolgardie please contact  The Shire on 9080 2111 or Main Roads on 9080 1400 or view the Main Roads Alerts webpage

Fire Control

 To view current fire warnings please view the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Alerts and Warnings webpage.