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:


KAMBALDA EAST RESIDENTS:

The Shire of Coolgardie and Suez Environmental would like to advise that the rubbish pickup service for Kambalda East will soon be changing. As of 31 May 2016 all waste in Kambalda East will be collected on Tuesdays.

posted 28 April 2016


NOTICE OF WORKS

The Shire of Coolgardie wishes to notify the Coolgardie Community that the drainage and restoration works on the Coolgardie Post Office complex is due to commence approximately 1 April 2016.

This work is a staged project with the drainage component being carried out first, with the restoration of the exterior building commencing shortly after.

Completion of the project is on target for mid June 2016.

For any further information regarding this project please feel free to contact the Manager of Recreation and Regulatory Services Jill O’Brien on mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au

Paul Webb

Chief Executive Officer


Australian Red Cross : Emergency Relief

Appointments in Coolgardie on Monday's 1pm - 2pm

Appointments in Kambalda on Monday's 10am - 11.30am

For more information view flyers on our Community Information page 


COOLGARDIE IS RV FRIENDLY 

The Shire of Coolgardie are pleased to advise that Coolgardie and Kambalda are RV Friendly towns.

RV Friendly Town  Campervan Motorhome Club


ROAD CONDITIONS:

Effective from 0820 hrs (8.20am) 28 April 2016 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.

Bush Fire Act

Under Section 33 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, everyone is required on or before the first day of November 2015 or within fourteen days of your becoming an owner or occupier of land should this be after this day to clear all firebreaks and remove flammable materials from the land owned or occupied by you as specified hereunder and to have the specified land and firebreaks clear of all flammable materials from the first day of November 2015 up to the thirtieth day of April 2016.

Residents within the Shire of Coolgardie who have been issued correspondence regarding this matter and have not responded within the allocated time frame, your properties will be removed of flammable material as per the bush fire Act 1954 and charges for this service will be allocated to your property.

The penalty for failing to comply with the Bush Fires Act 1954 is a fine of $5000.00 and a person in default is also liable whether prosecuted or not to pay the cost of performing the work required to be done.

For further information visit the website www.dfes.wa.gov.au or Ranger Services phone: 9080 2111

Paul Webb

Chief Executive Officer

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