Life in Kalgoorlie
Life in Kalgoorlie
Welcome to Kalgoorlie. We know you are going to love living in Kalgoorlie and have a great time if you are passing through.
Is Kalgoorlie a good place to live?
Yes, Kalgoorlie is a great place to live or visit. Below our guide to Kalgoorlie will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.
Visas required to live in Kalgoorlie
If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Kalgoorlie, you are going to need a visa to do so. Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Kalgoorlie. Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.
If you are moving to Kalgoorlie and want to find a job in Kalgoorlie we have a guide specifically on how to find and apply for jobs in Kalgoorlie for new arrivals. Always make sure you have secured a visa that allows you to work before starting your new job.
Map of Kalgoorlie
Weather in Kalgoorlie
Kalgoorlie is a city in the Goldfields–Esperance region of Western Australia, located 595 km (370 mi) east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway. It is sometimes referred to as Kalgoorlie–Boulder, as the surrounding urban area includes the historic townsite of Boulder and the local government area is the City of Kalgoorlie–Boulder.
Kalgoorlie-Boulder lies on the traditional lands of the Wangkatja group of peoples.The name “Kalgoorlie” is derived from the Wangai word Karlkurla or Kulgooluh, meaning “place of the silky pears”. The city was established in 1893 during the Western Australian gold rushes. It soon replaced Coolgardie as the largest settlement on the Eastern Goldfields. Kalgoorlie is the ultimate destination of the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme and the Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail. The nearby Super Pit gold mine was Australia’s largest open-cut gold mine for many years.
At June 2018, Kalgoorlie–Boulder had an estimated urban population of 29,849, a decline from the recent peak of 32,966 in 2013.
Hotels and Accommodation in Kalgoorlie
There are all types of accommodation available in Kalgoorlie. The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save Bookdirectandsave.com
This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates are cheaper.
Or contact any of these great local hotels, apartments or holiday accommodation businesses.
Kalgoorlie is full of great businesses and helpful services. Below are a selection of our best.
Accountants in Kalgoorlie
Banks in Kalgoorlie
Cafes in Kalgoorlie
Carpet Cleaners in Kalgoorlie
Dentists in Kalgoorlie
Doctors and Medical clinics in Kalgoorlie
You can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.
Contact one of the Kalgoorlie Electricians below
Hospitals in Kalgoorlie
Mechanics in Kalgoorlie
Newspapers in Kalgoorlie
Pest Control in Kalgoorlie
Plumbers in Kalgoorlie
Real Estate Agents in Kalgoorlie
Restaurants in Kalgoorlie
Schools in Kalgoorlie
Solicitors in Kalgoorlie
Supermarkets in Kalgoorlie
Vets in Kalgoorlie
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