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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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

Centrecare and Shire team up for Reconciliation Week
Posted 10 June 2022 Centrecare and Shire team up for Reconciliation Week

Friday night was the perfect night to wind up Reconciliation Week in Kambalda with Centrecare running a specialized Youth Night.

FREE Online Food Handler Course available
Posted 26 April 2022 FREE Online Food Handler Course available

FoodSafe Online is a Food Handler Training Program for individuals. This is a fully online course with training videos and questions. FoodSafe® Online was developed by Environmental Health Australia (Western Australia) in consultation with state governments, academia, local industry and consumers. 

Driver Reviver delivers important message this Easter holiday
Posted 22 April 2022 Driver Reviver delivers important message this Easter holiday

The Driver Reviver Program is a community initiative operated nationally by volunteers. The Program aims to provide an opportunity for the community to contribute to WA’s road safety strategy 2020-2030 by addressing fatigue related road trauma.

Happy 100 weeks of Meals on Wheels Deliveries
Posted 05 April 2022 Happy 100 weeks of Meals on Wheels Deliveries

The Shire of Coolgardie is excited to be celebrating 100 weeks of providing meals on wheels to the most vulnerable in the community this March.

Tender awarded for Kambalda Worker Accommodation Village
Posted 23 March 2022 Tender awarded for Kambalda Worker Accommodation Village

Council has awarded the supply and installation works to mining and construction business, Rangecon for the Kambalda Worker Accommodation Village project.

Shire to increase community protection against COVID-19
Posted 17 February 2022 Shire to increase community protection against COVID-19

At a Special Council Meeting on 1 February 2022, Council considered the current threat of Omicron as it spreads around the State and how best to protect our community from COVID 19. The other priority for council is protecting staff to ensure a continuity of service delivery for the community.

Shire of Coolgardie facilitates counselling for locals close to home.
Posted 15 February 2022 Shire of Coolgardie facilitates counselling for locals close to home.

The Shire of Coolgardie in partnership with Goldfields Women’s Health Care Centre and Gold Fields are proud to recommence the delivery of a fortnightly mental health service to the Kambalda Community.

Australia Day Winners 2022
Posted 26 January 2022 Australia Day Winners 2022

Every year, the Shire of Coolgardie recognises and acknowledges individuals, community groups and organizations for the contributions they have made to our community.

Seniors Staying Connected Program kicks off for 2022
Posted 21 January 2022 Seniors Staying Connected Program kicks off for 2022

Thursday 20th January saw the first Seniors Staying Connected program delivered for 2022.

Scheme Amendment No 4 Public Advertising
Posted 21 December 2021 Scheme Amendment No 4 Public Advertising

The Shire of Coolgardie Scheme Amendment No 4 is currently being advertised and the closing date for submissions is 22 February 2022. For more information including a copy of the amendment and submission form please follow the links below.

Seniors Christmas goes off with a double bang!
Posted 16 December 2021 Seniors Christmas goes off with a double bang!

The Shire of Coolgardie's Seniors Christmas Luncheon went off with a double bang this year with both a Seniors Luncheon in Coolgardie and Kambalda.

WA Premier Mark McGowan visits Kambalda
Posted 03 December 2021 WA Premier Mark McGowan visits Kambalda

Shire Deputy President Tracey Rathbone welcomed The Hon. Mark McGowan Premier of Western Australia to Kambalda yesterday.

Closure of Kambalda Recreation Centre Thursday 2 December
Posted 01 December 2021 Closure of Kambalda Recreation Centre Thursday 2 December

During this time the Shire has a broad all-encompassing duty of care to its staff and all those who visit its workplaces, public places and facilities.

What's On in December
Posted 01 December 2021 What's On in December

Our December events calendar has been released and there’s plenty happening in the Shire of Coolgardie this month as we head into Christmas.

Shire backs kids basketball team
Posted 24 November 2021 Shire backs kids basketball team

In a first for Kambalda, the Shire of Coolgardie has established a kids basketball team to play in the Kalgoorlie Boulder Basketball Associations Competition.

Tender for Proposed Worker Accommodation Village project
Posted 11 November 2021 Tender for Proposed Worker Accommodation Village project

Tender submissions will open tomorrow (12 November) for installation works for the proposed Worker Accommodation Village in Kambalda. The tender will seek quotes for site preparation, bulk earthworks, power, water, plumbing and ancillary works at the Kambalda site.

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