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:

SBS Transmission:

Coolgardie Residents: Please be advised that SBS TV will be unavailable for approximately 2 weeks while undergoing system repairs. In the meantime, SBS programs are available to view by internet.We apologies for the inconvenience.

17 April 2015

MEDIA RELEASE      

Goldfields Exhibition    Building Temporary Closure  

 
Coolgardie Shire Council has announced that it has closed the Museum and Visitors’ Centre in Bayley Street Coolgardie until further notice following a structural Engineers report that recommended staff and the public be excluded from parts of the historic building until repairs are completed.
 
Shire President Cr Malcolm Cullen said that he hoped the closure would not be for too long, but Council could not allow people to enter into the building against the advice of the structural engineer.
 
The building, which is more than a hundred years old, also houses the Mining Wardens Office.  It is owned by the state government and partly leased to the Shire of Coolgardie.
Cr Cullen said he understood the state has budget pressures but he is hopeful that won’t affect the preservation of this iconic heritage building.   
 
“The Shire is about to call tenders for preservation work on the nearby historic Post Office complex and we hope the state will accept full responsibility for the heritage building it owns” he said  “Council will work with the Department of Finance to ensure they have full access to the building to complete repairs”.
 
Until further notice Visitor information will be available from the previous Coolgardie Pharmacy on Bayley Street (08) 9080 2111
 
Any further enquiries please contact Sandy Donkin Manager for Community Services on (08) 9080 2111 or 0429 088 645
 
Malcolm Cullen 
Shire president 
 
15 April 2015
 

NOTICE OF MEETING - RATING STRATEGY - GRV

The Shire of Coolgardie invites members of the community to a meeting to discuss the future rating strategy for the shire.

The meetings will be held at the:

  • Kambalda Recreation Centre at 6.00pm on Thursday 23 April 2015
  • Coolgardie  Recreation Centre at 6.00pm on Thursday  30 April 2015 .

Written submissions will be accepted from those who are unable to attend, with the executive summary of the submission read to the meeting.


Please address inquiries relating to this meeting to Noeline Poke or Rhonda Evans on (08)9080 2111 or mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au .

15 April 2015

COMMUNITY BUS TRAIL QUESTIONNAIRE

Complete our Community Bus Trial Questionnaire here. Your opinions matter!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Public_Bus_Trial 

9 April 2015 

YOUTH SURVEY

The youth of the Coolgardie shire are invited to complete our Youth survey. Have your say now!  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/G8837RJ

10 February 2015


ROAD CONDITIONS:

Effective from 0900 hrs (9.00am)  16 April 2015 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

Bush Fire Season commences from 1 November and continues through to 30 April each year.

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