Heart of the Goldfields

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is located approximately 594 kilometres east of Perth. It encompasses an area of 95, 575.1 km² and since 1989 stands as the amalgamation of the Town of Kalgoorlie and the Shire of Boulder.

Over 30,000 people live in the City and the surrounding region and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle complemented by a diverse natural environment.  

The City includes the suburbs of Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Hannans, Karlkurla, Lamington, Piccadilly, Williamstown, South Kalgoorlie, Somerville, West Kalgoorlie, Victory Heights, Broadwood, and South Boulder.

Famous for the gold discovery in 1893 by Irish prospectors Paddy Hannan, Tom Flanagan and Daniel Shea, Kalgoorlie-Boulder continues to thrive with a multitude of mining and processing companies operating in the area.

The City features some of the grandest turn-of-the-century architecture and character buildings.

The City has its own unique heritage, stemming from the gold rush of the 1890s, which generated a population boom for the fledgling state of Western Australia. Kalgoorlie-Boulder played an instrumental part in the federation of Australia and is home to the richest square mile of gold in the world.  

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder provides excellent amenities, community activities and events throughout the year providing a comfortable lifestyle with plenty to see and do.

Boasting over 150 sporting and community groups, there are a range of opportunities for people to connect. Quality recreational facilities bring the community together with activities available for everyone.

Whether you are looking to start a new business venture, raise a family, or spend every weekend outdoors, the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is ready for you!