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Men's Health Week Shines Light on Key Issues and Strategies for Well-being
Posted 18 June 2024 Men's Health Week Shines Light on Key Issues and Strategies for Well-being

On Thursday, 13 June the Kambalda Community Resource Centre and MEEDAC Kambalda united to bring the Mens Health week bbq lunch to the Kambalda community.

Stitching Stories: The Artistry of Kambalda's Quirky Quilters
Posted 18 June 2024 Stitching Stories: The Artistry of Kambalda's Quirky Quilters

In a celebration of artistry and meticulous technique, the Kambalda Quirky Quilters Patchwork group, recently captivated art enthusiasts and community members with their exquisite quilt display, held at the Kambalda Community library from 4-7 June 2024.

Closing the Word Gap: Kambalda Primary School's Community Library Unveiling
Posted 14 June 2024 Closing the Word Gap: Kambalda Primary School's Community Library Unveiling

The Shire of Coolgardie were honored to be invited to the opening of Kambalda Primary School’s Community Library Book Box today.

'Talk to a Mate' Inspiring Conversations and Camaraderie
Posted 13 June 2024 'Talk to a Mate' Inspiring Conversations and Camaraderie

The Talk to a Mate Sundowner was a hit! Glen from Men's Regional Health joined us as a special guest, delivering a speech that truly resonated with the attendees.

Empowering Our Elders: Kambalda Seniors Lead the Way in Emergency
Posted 11 June 2024 Empowering Our Elders: Kambalda Seniors Lead the Way in Emergency Preparedness

In an energetic demonstration of community resilience, local seniors gathered at the Kambalda Community Recreation Facility yesterday to participate in an emergency awareness event aimed at bolstering preparedness and safety measures

Coolgardie Community Makers Market: A Vibrant Success!
Posted 28 May 2024 Coolgardie Community Makers Market: A Vibrant Success!

Floral Fun Unleashed at Kambalda's Sip and Make Event with Pink Sugar
Posted 24 May 2024 Floral Fun Unleashed at Kambalda's Sip and Make Event with Pink Sugar Crafts

It was an evening of exploration and creativity when Sandy from Pink Sugar Crafts visited and taught us how to make some beautiful floral wreaths.

Community Spirit Shines at Coolgardie 'Thank a Volunteer Sundowner'
Posted 23 May 2024 Community Spirit Shines at Coolgardie 'Thank a Volunteer Sundowner'

The Coolgardie "Thank a Volunteer Sundowner" on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, was a great success with 50 volunteers attending.

Sonic 2 Screening Marks Conclusion of Kambalda Movie Series
Posted 23 May 2024 Sonic 2 Screening Marks Conclusion of Kambalda Movie Series

Residents of Kambalda enjoyed an evening of entertainment as the Kambalda Monthly Movie Series wrapped up its latest season with a screening of "Sonic the Hedgehog 2" on Saturday, May 11th, at 7 PM.

Shire of Coolgardie makes strides in celebrating and supporting  local
Posted 22 May 2024 Shire of Coolgardie makes strides in celebrating and supporting local talent.

The Shire of Coolgardie is delighted to announce the development of its first Creative and Cultural Plan (the Plan).

Embracing Creativity: Seniors Thrive in Arts and Crafts at
Posted 21 May 2024 Embracing Creativity: Seniors Thrive in Arts and Crafts at Pebble/Seagrass Workshop

There are many different potential benefits of participating in arts and crafts for the elderly, even if it involves them trying some activities for the first time.

A Decade of Dedication: Steve’s Volunteering Journey in Coolgardie
Posted 21 May 2024 A Decade of Dedication: Steve’s Volunteering Journey in Coolgardie

For the past decade, Steve Forward has been a familiar face in Coolgardie’s volunteer community.

WADSA Spreads Joy and Inclusivity Through Sports in Kambalda and Coolgardie
Posted 16 May 2024 WADSA Spreads Joy and Inclusivity Through Sports in Kambalda and Coolgardie

In an initiative aimed at fostering inclusivity and promoting sportsmanship, the Western Australian Disabled Sports Association (WADSA) recently visited the communities of Kambalda and Coolgardie.

Taking Requests: How the Shire is better serving our community.
Posted 10 May 2024 Taking Requests: How the Shire is better serving our community.

Did you know you can submit requests straight to the Shire?

Rainbow Fun at Kambalda Community Library: Brianna and Liam's Colorful
Posted 03 May 2024 Rainbow Fun at Kambalda Community Library: Brianna and Liam's Colorful Playgroup Activities

Brianna and Liam set up some Rainbow themed activities in the Kambalda Community Library for the Playgroup Kids to come and enjoy.

Use it or Lose it!
Posted 03 May 2024 Use it or Lose it!

Use It or Lose It. That was the message to all who attended Thursday, 2 May Seniors Staying Connected program with Yogi from Addlife Physio at the Kambalda Hotel.

Slam Dunk Success!
Posted 30 April 2024 Slam Dunk Success!

Amidst the buzz of Youth Week during the school holidays, an engaging scene unfolded on Tuesday, April 9th. Excited youngsters, aged 10 to 18, gathered at the Kambalda Community Recreation Facility for a special session with not one, but two towering figures from the Goldfields Giants basketball team.

Frosty Fun: Community Snow Parties Warm Hearts in Coolgardie & Kambalda
Posted 30 April 2024 Frosty Fun: Community Snow Parties Warm Hearts in Coolgardie & Kambalda

Over 100 children aged 5-11 years braved the cold weather to attend our first SNOW Party, held on Friday, April 19th, at the Kambalda Community Recreation Facility.

Using craft to spread the ANZAC message.
Posted 25 April 2024 Using craft to spread the ANZAC message.

ANZAC Day, observed on the 25th of April each year, stands as a solemn day of remembrance for those who served and sacrificed in the militar

A Week of Community Celebration in Kambalda
Posted 29 March 2024 A Week of Community Celebration in Kambalda

What a vibrant week it's been here in the Shire of Coolgardie!

Seniors Unite: A Day of Friendship, Cinema, and Exploration
Posted 28 March 2024 Seniors Unite: A Day of Friendship, Cinema, and Exploration

Recently, as part of the Seniors Staying Connected program, a group of local seniors from Coolgardie and Kambalda joined together for a outing to Orana Cinemas in Kalgoorlie

Congratulations on 5 Years Service Andrew!
Posted 26 March 2024 Congratulations on 5 Years Service Andrew!

Congratulations to Plant Operator/Labourer, Andrew Burns on 5 years of service with the Shire of Coolgardie.

Coolgardie Firefighters Ignite Fitness Flames in DFES Wellbeing Challenge
Posted 20 March 2024 Coolgardie Firefighters Ignite Fitness Flames in DFES Wellbeing Challenge

Sparks flew, laughter echoed, and muscles flexed as the Coolgardie Volunteer Fire & Rescue Brigade blazed a trail of wellness at the Coolgardie Gym last week.

Congratulations on 10 years service Leeanne!
Posted 19 March 2024 Congratulations on 10 years service Leeanne!

Congratulations to our Finance Officer, Leeanne on a massive 10 years of service with the Shire of Coolgardie. We asked Leeanne a few questions about her time with the Shire.

Welcome to our new Caretaker at Warden Finnerty's, Julie Davy.
Posted 19 March 2024 Welcome to our new Caretaker at Warden Finnerty's, Julie Davy.

It’s been 3 months since Julie Davy, our new Warden Finnerty’s caretaker arrived from Perth to the historical Coolgardie residence, formally occupied by Warden John Michael Finnerty in the late 1800’s.

Stars and Cinema: Coolgardie Outdoor Movie Series Delights Community
Posted 18 March 2024 Stars and Cinema: Coolgardie Outdoor Movie Series Delights Community

Coolgardie has been buzzing with excitement as the Coolgardie Outdoor Movie Series kicked off on March 2nd with a spectacular start.

Empowering Voices: Celebrating Women's Strength and Resilience in
Posted 15 March 2024 Empowering Voices: Celebrating Women's Strength and Resilience in Coolgardie

On March 8th, in celebration of International Women's Day, the Shire of Coolgardie, in conjunction with the Goldfields Women's Health Care Centre, hosted a special event in Kambalda that brought together a diverse range of voices and experiences.

Coolgardie's Great Leprechaun Hunt is on!
Posted 06 March 2024 Coolgardie's Great Leprechaun Hunt is on!

In an unexpected turn of events, the Coolgardie Recreation Centre has become the centre of a whimsical mystery.

Seniors Staying Connected: Fun, Games, and Laughter at the Shire of
Posted 29 February 2024 Seniors Staying Connected: Fun, Games, and Laughter at the Shire of Coolgardie

Laughter, sharing stories, bringing joy, having fun and an opportunity to come along and have a chat with seniors within the community. This is what the Shire of Coolgardie Seniors Staying Connected fortnightly program is all about.

Kambalda's Mixed Touch Rugby Team Rises to the Occasion!
Posted 29 February 2024 Kambalda's Mixed Touch Rugby Team Rises to the Occasion!

Kambalda's sporting scene just got a whole lot more exciting with the rise of SOC COOL1, a touch rugby team made up of local kids aged 13 to 15 .

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