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.


PUBLIC NOTICES


Rural TV Outages in WA Due to Sun Fade

Please be advised that it is the time of year again when Sun Fade affects satellite dishes.  This temporarily interrupts the VAST satellite signal for a few minutes disrupting digital television services in regional and remote communities (those using satellite a fed retransmission service).  The phenomenon happens twice a year. The outages can last up to 12 minutes and will diminish in duration over the course of a week.

Further calculations regarding sun fade outages in your area can be done at  http://www.satellite-calculations.com/Satellite/suninterference.php


Road Conditions

Effective from 08.30 hrs (8.30am) Monday 22 September 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 ...........................  OPEN

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

LADY LOCH / NAPEAN ROADS ... 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.