In June 1999, a heritage area study was conducted to identify culturally significant places in the Kalgoorlie and Boulder town sites, and group them together into designated heritage areas for better planning, conservation and management.
As a result of the study, 2 heritage precincts were created at Hannan Street and Burt Street.
The study was conducted by:
- Considine and Griffths Architects
- Chris Antill Planning and Urban Design
- Erickson and Taylor
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s Local Government Inventory of Heritage Places can be accessed from the quicklinks panel to the right of the page. Place sheets for properties can be obtained through Online Mapping.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder has a Heritage Advisor available to help you with development applications and other issues relating to heritage buildings.
The advisor provides free advice on ways to restore, reuse or reconstruct buildings, including houses, to ensure their historic value and character is maintained and enhanced.
You can also visit the State Heritage Office website to learn more about heritage planning in Western Australia.
If you own a building that is listed on the Local Government Inventory of Heritage Places, you may be eligible for the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder's Local Heritage Fund.
Dollar-for-dollar funding up to a specified amount is available for both conservation work and the development of a Conservation Management Strategy.
The program opens in July and closes in August each year.