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.




Phone Lines

We are currently experiencing problems with our phone systems. Telstra are looking into the issue for us. If you are cut off mid conversation please call us back or email your enquiry to mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au. We apologise for the inconvenience and ask that you bear with us while Telstra work on the problem. Thank you for your understanding.



Footpath Rationalisation : Kambalda

Location:          Kambalda Recreation Centre

Date:                 Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Time:                 6.30pm

If you can not attend and wish to make a submission to retain sections of the footpath, please email - mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au or for further information please do not hesitate to contact the Manager Technical Services, Robert Connor on 9080 2111.

Submissions close 9 April 2015



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


Effective from 0900 hrs (9.00am)  16 February 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



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


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.