Coolgardie Innovation and Economic Development Centre - Coolgardie Post Office

Built in 1894, when Coolgardie was the third largest town in WA, the building housed government services for 25,000 residents.

Coolgardie Post & Telegraph Office, ca 1900. Photo Credit: State Library of Western Australia.

The Coolgardie Innovation and Economic Development Centre project will revitalize the internal areas of the Post Office Complex to create Aboriginal Training facilities, a Cultural and Community Hub, a micro-business shared office area and a variety of museum and visitor spaces.

This project was estimated to be completed by January 2022, but due to the devasting fire in September 2021, this deadline has been extended.

Funding

The Shire of Coolgardie secured the following funding support for this project:

BBRF -$916,100

Lotterywest -$233,500

Project Update

Click here to read more about how this project is progressing.

Renovation Image Gallery