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Australia Day Winners 2023!
Posted 03 February 2023 Australia Day Winners 2023!

Every year, the Shire of Coolgardie recognises and acknowledges individuals, community groups and organisations for the contributions they have made to our community. This year saw a record number of nominations made over four categories comprising of the Citizen Award, Youth Award, Community Group or Event and the Corporate Award. Here are your winners for 2023.

Announcing this year’s Australia Day award nominees
Posted 20 January 2023 Announcing this year’s Australia Day award nominees

The Shire has received a record-breaking amount of nominations from the community.

Coolgardie Post Office Expressions of Interest
Posted 19 December 2022 Coolgardie Post Office Expressions of Interest

Click here to view the Coolgardie Post Office Expressions of Interest form

Kambalda Aquatic Facility Closure
Posted 15 December 2022 Kambalda Aquatic Facility Closure

Closed Private Event in play.

Shire Facility Closure
Posted 14 December 2022 Shire Facility Closure

Shire Facilities early closure

Christmas - 2022
Posted 12 December 2022 Christmas - 2022

It's the most wonderful time of the year! 🎄🎅🏻🎄🎅🏻

Seniors Christmas 2022
Posted 07 December 2022 Seniors Christmas 2022

On Thursday the 24 of November 2022, the Shire of Coolgardie hosted their annual Seniors Christmas.

Widgiemooltha -125 years!
Posted 02 December 2022 Widgiemooltha -125 years!

Shire of Coolgardie wins National Meals on Wheels Australia Award
Posted 29 November 2022 Shire of Coolgardie wins National Meals on Wheels Australia Award

The Shire of Coolgardie’s independently run Meals on Wheels service was recognised on a National stage this week, after winning the Meals On Wheels Australia Service Excellence Award for 2022.

Kambalda Bluebush Village welcomes first guests
Posted 18 November 2022 Kambalda Bluebush Village welcomes first guests

The Bluebush Village is hosting its first group of 40 guests this week as announced by Shire Chief Executive Officer James Trail at the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s 22nd Annual What’s Down the Track Forum on 17 November.

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA)
Posted 15 November 2022 WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA)

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) has recently purchased additional licenses for individuals to access the Black Dog Institute Recognise and Respond training module.

Driver safety gets a boost in Coolgardie
Posted 03 November 2022 Driver safety gets a boost in Coolgardie

Travellers driving through Coolgardie can now stop for more than a break at a brand new roadside rest area built specifically to combat driver fatigue.

Shire of Coolgardie Australia Day Awards 2023
Posted 01 November 2022 Shire of Coolgardie Australia Day Awards 2023

Shire President receives Life Membership Award
Posted 13 October 2022 Shire President receives Life Membership Award

More than 14 years’ service across not only local government but regional groups has seen Shire of Coolgardie President Malcolm Cullen receive Life Membership to the WA Local Government Association at WALGA’s Honours Awards for 2022.

Tourist Run with YMCA
Posted 13 October 2022 Tourist Run with YMCA

Coolgardie school children were treated to a trip to Hannan’s North Tourist Mine with YMCA during the school holidays.

Widgiemooltha welcomes another Golden Eagle
Posted 10 October 2022 Widgiemooltha welcomes another Golden Eagle

Widgiemooltha welcomed the Golden Eagle Hole to the Nullarbor Links Golf Course with a new 112-metre, par 3 hole now open for business.

WA Seniors Card & Water Corporation Swap Your Shower Head
Posted 23 September 2022 WA Seniors Card & Water Corporation Swap Your Shower Head

This month as part of our 3C Morning Tea we spoke of the benefits of the WA Seniors Card and the Water Corporate Swap Your Showerhead Promotion.

Free Tax Return With Curtin University Using Zoom
Posted 23 September 2022 Free Tax Return With Curtin University Using Zoom

The Coolgardie Resource Centre has partnered with Curtin University and their Curtin Tax Clinic “CTC”. 

Vehicle Child Safety
Posted 23 September 2022 Vehicle Child Safety

The focus for today’s Toddler Time Group was vehicle child safety. 

Thank a Coolgardie Cop
Posted 23 September 2022 Thank a Coolgardie Cop

We celebrated Thank A Cop Day at the Recreation Centre in Coolgardie. 

Council considers second Workers Accommodation Village project
Posted 17 August 2022 Council considers second Workers Accommodation Village project

At last night’s Special Council Meeting, Shire of Coolgardie Councillors supported a proposal for the development of a second Workers Accommodation Village in Kambalda West.

Welcome To Town Kambalda Style!
Posted 22 July 2022 Welcome To Town Kambalda Style!

What a wonderful Welcome to town Morning Tea we celebrated this morning at the Kambalda Public library.

History-making annual budget adopted by Council
Posted 15 July 2022 History-making annual budget adopted by Council

Get Up, Stand Up. Show Up! - Kambalda celebrates NAIDOC Week.
Posted 13 July 2022 Get Up, Stand Up. Show Up! - Kambalda celebrates NAIDOC Week.

National NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia in the first week of July each year, celebrating and recognising the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The week of festivities is an opportunity for all Australians to learn about First Nations cultures and histories and participate in celebrations of the oldest, continuous living cultures on earth.

3C Winter Fire Safety Morning Tea
Posted 12 July 2022 3C Winter Fire Safety Morning Tea

Coolgardie winters are cold, and many households use wood, gas, or electricity to keep warm. Pete, Volunteer Fire Fighter joined us for morning tea to share a few winters safety tips.

Award winning Coolgardie!
Posted 07 July 2022 Award winning Coolgardie!

We are proud to announce that on Wednesday 22nd June, Coolgardie was revealed as the third-place winner in the GWN7 Tiny Tourism Town Awards at the WA Tourism Conference in Perth.

Flu Vaccinations in Coolgardie
Posted 24 June 2022 Flu Vaccinations in Coolgardie

There are many benefits to living in Coolgardie where both the Shire of Coolgardie and Coolgardie Hospital make it easy for residents to be safe during this winter flu season.

Shire of Coolgardie receives historical mining art piece
Posted 21 June 2022 Shire of Coolgardie receives historical mining art piece

The Shire of Coolgardie was recently gifted an art piece with significant ties to Kambalda and it’s rich mining history from Don Scott, founder of Scott Engineering.

Sweets and morning tea for a special cause
Posted 18 June 2022 Sweets and morning tea for a special cause

Community members were invited to come and attend a fun filled morning with games, prizes to be won, raffles and plenty of sweet and savoury foods to choose from. With the help of our community members a generous amount of $ 1,445.75 was raised with all donations going directly to Cancer Council WA supporting people impacted by cancer when they need it most.

Celebrating International Men’s Health Week
Posted 16 June 2022 Celebrating International Men’s Health Week

Our men folk this morning were encouraged by Owen from Men’s Regional Health to measure their waist line (chassis), have their blood pressure checked (oil pressure) and evaluate their stress/coping skills (shock absorbers) in order to maintain health and longevity (smooth running vehicle).

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