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:

PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS

RATING STRATEGY - UV MINING : COOLGARDIE

The Shire of Coolgardie invites members of the mining and prospecting community likely to be affected by the changes to mining tenement fee increase and associated increases in unimproved values.

 The meeting will be held at the Coolgardie Recreation Centre at 5.30pm on Tuesday 31  March 2015 .

 We can arrange for teleconference facilities to be available on request. Written submissions will be accepted, 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 9080 2111 or mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au.

 

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


ROAD CONDITIONS:

Effective from 0900 hrs (9.00am)  23 March 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.