Camel train transporting a house in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia

Camel train transporting a house, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. Date 1928

Gwalia State Hotel. It is estimated that Western Australia's Goldfields once had the highest concentration of hotels per head of population in Australia. In the twin towns of Kalgoorlie and Boulder (today the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder) there were once 79 pubs, 44 of which were in Kalgoorlie. By 1902, ten years after the momentous gold discoveries at Coolgardie, it's probable that there were in excess of 150 pubs across the region, which then had an adult population in the vicinity of…

It is estimated that Western Australia's Goldfields once had the highest concentration of hotels per head of population in Australia.

Christmas in Kalgoorlie, 1895. photo to send to family & friends

Christmas in Kalgoorlie, photo to send to family & friends. Where my family was.

Kalgoorlie Trams

Kalgoorlie Trams

Studio portrait of the mustachioed Mr Govetich and friends, Kalgoorlie

Studio portrait of the mustachioed Mr Govetich and friends, Kalgoorlie

Now an Then Photographs

Now an Then Photographs

Back to the Futre

Back to the Futre


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History in the Goldfields

History in the Goldfields

The old Kalgoorlie City Markets building.

The old Kalgoorlie City Markets building.

City of Kalgoorlie Boulder Town Hall/Theatre with it's famous and rare 1908 'Goatcher' painted curtain.

Kalgoorlie Town Hall, Boulder, Western Australia Geoffrey Threlfall built the town hall

St Barbara Square and Statue in the heart of Kalgoorlie is home to a beautiful statue and fountain dedicated to Saint Barbara, who is recognised as the Patron Saint of Miners. Take a moment to sit and contemplate the significance of the statue in this historic gold rush town.Visit Kalgoorlie in December, and you can be a part of the St Barbara's Mining and Community Festival which takes place in St Barbara's Square. It was created to celebrate the strength of the mining industry.

St Barbara Square and Statue in the heart of Kalgoorlie is home to a beautiful statue and fountain dedicated to Saint Barbara, who is recognised as the Patron Saint of Miners. Take a moment to sit and contemplate the significance of the statue in this historic gold rush town.Visit Kalgoorlie in December, and you can be a part of the St Barbara's Mining and Community Festival which takes place in St Barbara's Square. It was created to celebrate the strength of the mining industry.

Step back in time on the Kalgoorlie Walking Tour (inlc. Souvenir Map & Headset): Spend the day in the footsteps of our forefathers. The Kalgoorlie Heritage Walk Audio Tour encompasses 38 different sites in and around the Kalgoorlie City Centre, including Heritage Buildings and Hotels, the WA School of Mines, Statues, WA Museum Kalgoorlie, Town Hall, and the Questa Casa bordello. Experience with your travelling group or by yourself. http://www.kalgoorlietourism.com/Kalgoorlie-Heritage-Walk

Step back in time on the Kalgoorlie Walking Tour (inlc. Souvenir Map & Headset): Spend the day in the footsteps of our forefathers. The Kalgoorlie Heritage Walk Audio Tour encompasses 38 different sites in and around the Kalgoorlie City Centre, including Heritage Buildings and Hotels, the WA School of Mines, Statues, WA Museum Kalgoorlie, Town Hall, and the Questa Casa bordello. Experience with your travelling group or by yourself. http://www.kalgoorlietourism.com/Kalgoorlie-Heritage-Walk

Kalgoorlie Town Hall: The prominent Kalgoorlie Town Hall is an impressive heritage building which was completed in 1908. With it's grand facade and rich interior decoration, it reflects the town's immense wealth during the gold boom. The building consists of a municipal office, council rooms, Mayor's parlour, banqueting room, auditorium and stage facilities. It's also home to Kalgoorlie Boulder Pure Gold Visitor Centre. http://www.kalgoorlietourism.com/Kalgoorlie-Town-Hall

Kalgoorlie Town Hall: The prominent Kalgoorlie Town Hall is an impressive heritage building which was completed in 1908. With it's grand facade and rich interior decoration, it reflects the town's immense wealth during the gold boom. The building consists of a municipal office, council rooms, Mayor's parlour, banqueting room, auditorium and stage facilities. It's also home to Kalgoorlie Boulder Pure Gold Visitor Centre. http://www.kalgoorlietourism.com/Kalgoorlie-Town-Hall

Grandmother Thornander's drapery store  Feb 5 1920. Boulder, Kalgoorlie gold fields. Western Australia

Grandmother Thornander's drapery store Feb 5 1920. Boulder, Kalgoorlie gold fields. Western Australia

Gold Dome on top of the old Kalgoorlie Court House. Hannan Street, Kalgoorlie Boulder

Gold Dome on top of the old Kalgoorlie Court House.

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