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.



Rubbish Service over Easter

Please be advised that all waste scheduled to be picked up on Good Friday, 18 April 2014, will instead be picked up on Easter Saturday, 19 April 2014.

Kambalda Flood Affected Roads

Please be aware that sections of Quandong Road and Calitris Road are unsealed gravel  and due care should be taken whilst traveling along them.

Western Australia Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements

Personal Hardship and Distress grants may be available to families and individuals who qualify. Potential measures include emergency food, accomodation, clothing, temporary living expenses, replacement of essential houshold contents and housing repairs to return housing to habitable, safe and secure condition.

Grants are administered by the Department of Child Protection and Family Support and some measures are subject to income or asset testing. For more information visit CPFC website or call 1800 032 965.

Other enquiries may be directed to Department of Fire and Emergency Services - contact WANDRRA Administrator by phone on 9395 9404 or email wandrra@dfes.wa.gov.au 

Title Seizures

The Shire of Coolgardie will be selling the below properties. For details visit www.realestate.com.au

  • 109 Shaw Street Coolgardie
  • 113 Shaw Street Coolgardie

Should the owners fail to pay the outstanding rates in full by 21 February 2013, the below properties will be seized by the Shire under Section 6.65 of the Local Government Act 1995 and sold via public auction to recoup the outstanding rates.

  1. 45 King Street, Coolgardie  - outstanding amount  -  $3,941.44
  2. 70 Woodward Street, Coolgardie-  outstanding amount  -  $13,214.07
  3. 72 Woodward Street, Coolgardie-  outstanding amount  -  $14,010.96
  4. 52 Hopbush Street, Kambalda - outstanding amount - $4,633.13
  5. 65 King Street, Coolgardie - outstanding amount - $3,588.27
  6. 13 Gordon Adams Road, Kambalda - outstanding amount - $3,892.23

Road Conditions

Effective from 0800 hrs (8.00 am) Friday 28 February 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

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

Fire danger is extremely high. There is a total Fire Ban within the Shire of Coolgardie from November 2012 until April 2013.  To view current fire warnings please view the Department of Fire and Emergency Services Alerts and Warnings webpage.