COVID-19 Information

As the State Government instructions related to COVID-19 are frequently changing, we strongly encourage our community to monitor the www.wa.gov.au website for the latest information.

If you are concerned about COVID-19, you can call the WA COVID-19 Hotline on 132 68 43 or the national Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080 for advice.

Community members are advised to follow the one source of truth - Department of Health Website

 

The State Government's Free Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) Program continues to expand, with Western Australians now able to access 5 free RAT's from their local Community Resource Centre.
 
To obtain your free test please visit
 
Kambalda Community Recreation Facility, Barnes Drive, Kambalda West
Coolgardie Community Recreation Centre, 69 Sylvester Street, Coolgardie

Shire of Coolgardie Facilities

Please contact the Shire of Coolgardie between the hours of 8.30am and 4pm by:

Phone: 08 9080 2111 or  email: mail@coolgardie.wa.gov.au

As this is an  evolving situation, the following information is accurate at the time of publication and may change without further notice.

Kambalda & Coolgardie Administration Office

Please Call (08) 9080 2111

Kambalda Community Recreation Facility

  • Library
  • Computer Access Areas
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Resource Centre

Open

Kambalda Community Recreation Facility

  • Gymnasium
  • Fitness Classes
  • Stadium

Open

Playgrounds and Skateparks 

Open

  • Stay home if you are unwell: even if you don’t think you have COVID-19
  • All community members have a responsibility for their own personal hygiene and physical distancing
  • Please observe 1.5m physical distancing and practice good hygiene at all times. This is mainly for those who are using the area surrounding the playground or skate park (i.e. parents watching their children)
  • If the playground/skate park is too crowded, consider coming back at another time

Coolgardie Community Recreation Centre

  • Gymnasium
  • Fitness Classes
  • Stadium

Open 

Kambalda Aquatic Facility

Open

Coolgardie Swimming Pool

Open

Coolgardie Museum and Visitor Centre

Open

Warden Finnerty’s Residence

Open

Coolgardie Waste Facility and Kambalda Transfer Station

Open

Book a vaccination appointment

If you're eligible for your COVID-19 vaccination, you can now book your appointment online at Vaccinate WA. Bookings are essential.

Or, you can call 13 COVID (13 26843), between 8 am and 6 pm, seven days a week.

Book your vaccination

Where can I get vaccinated?

You can go to a COVID-19 vaccination community clinic or your local GP.

Visit Roll up WA for more information or to make a your booking

Visit Roll Up WA

Managing COVID-19 booklet

With COVID-19 in the WA community, it is important to know what you can do to keep yourself and your household safe. This booklet will help you get ready for and manage COVID-19.

Managing COVID-19 booklet

COVID-19 and kids fact sheet

All children are at risk of getting COVID-19, but the good news is their symptoms are generally mild. Download the fact sheet below for more information.

COVID-19 and kids fact sheet

Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line

Some older people are vulnerable to COVID-19 but less connected to the internet and are in need of ways to access information for their circumstances. The Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line provides information and support. Click the link below to read more or call 1800 171 866 from 8.30am to 6.00 pm weekdays to talk to someone.

Older Persons COVID-19 Support information sheet

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Coronavirus are a large family of viruses known to cause respiratory infections. These can range from the common cold to more serious diseases such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS_. This new coronavirus originated in Hubei Province, China and disease is named COVID-19.

What is the Shire of Coolgardie doing?

The Shire of Coolgardie has been closely monitoring information about COVID-19 being provided through a range of health providers and government agencies.

Gym Memberships

For the health and safety of Gym members, the following COVID-19 conditions of entry must be adhered to:

  • Please do not attend the facilities if you are unwell
  • Face masks must be worn indoors at all times except during vigorous exercise
  • Sanitise your hands upon entry
  • Towels must be used on equipment – no towel, no workout

Centrelink

If you require assistance from Centrelink, contact the toll-free number on 136 240.

CDC Participants

For information regarding Cashless Debit Card service, please contact the toll-free numbers below:Please do not attend the facilities if you are unwell

  • Cashless Debit Card Hotline: 1800 252 604
  • INDUE Hotline: 1800 710 265

We encourage residents to continue to refer to the Department of Heath's website to keep informed. The Shire will provide information to our community as it becomes available.

TransWA

Please be advised Shire of Coolgardie staff are available to assis with any TransWA enquiries. Such as bookings or changes to current bookings.

Staff are able to email the booking confirmation to customers and process payment over the phone.

Registered Pensioner Concession cardholders receiving FREE travel entitlements each calendar year, redeemable for two single journeys or one return journey can also be assisted.

We are currently unable to accept or receive the FREE blue travel vouchers.

Department of Health links

The Western Australian Department of Health will provide credible health related information as it relates to WA. 

Visit the Department of Health (WA) website

Useful resources:

Healthy WA links

Health and well-being information for the WA community. 

Visit the Healthy WA website

Get COVID Ready Fact Sheet and Checklist

Mental Health Links

Run by the Department of Health, Head to Health is committed to providing Australians with trusted information and digital supports to help support everyone's mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit Health To Head website

The Mental Health Commission's website also includes a dedicated section on 'Mental Health and COVID-19' which features self-care and coping tips, information regarding financial concerns and tips on how to talk to your kids about coronavirus. 

Visit Mental Health Commission website

Other mental health support services: