Top 7 Reasons to Move to Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Affordable, family friendly and the largest outback city in Australia. Kalgoorlie is fast becoming the hottest mid-west city to live and work right now and here are 7 reasons why you will want to move there.
1. Excellent Employment Opportunities
It has never been a better time to find work in Kalgoorlie. From mining jobs, to skilled workers or jobs in local restaurants and childcare centres. Locals are calling it a ‘Mini Boom’ and eagerly want your amazing skills and talents to head to the Goldfields.
2. Affordable Living
Forget about high property prices and rising rents of the city, Kalgoorlie has a median house price of only $290k for a 3-bedroom home. Start calling in the removalists because you just found a great place to live at an affordable price. (Source: RealEstate.com.au)
3. Lots of Sunshine
You will be sure to soak up lots of Vitamin D when you're living in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Summer temperatures average 26 degrees and winter days are bright and sunny.
4. Amazing Friendships
With a population of 30,000 people it won’t take long to see familiar faces around town and form great connections and friendships through work, local events and sporting clubs. The locals will become like family and moving to Kalgoorlie will soon become the best decision you ever made.
5. Recreation Heaven
The Goldfields Oasis was awarded the best recreation facility in WA. If you love your sports and fitness, then you will be amazed by the state of art facilities at the Oasis, including indoor sports, group fitness classes, a 50m heated pool, spa and sauna, swimming lessons, water slides, outdoor netball courts, creche, function rooms and so much more.
6. The Great Western Woodlands
Moving to Kalgoorlie means you will be living in the largest intact temperate woodland left on the planet. Yes, that’s right, the whole planet. The Woodlands spans an incredible 16 million hectares of natural ecosystems and is an irreplaceable asset to reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.
7. Daily Flights to the City
If you’re feeling like heading back to the big smoke, there are daily return flight services on offer from Kalgoorlie to Perth. Eligible residents can also access fantastic savings through the Qantas discounted fares program which provides residents of regional cities more affordable air travel - starting with direct flights to Melbourne every weekend!