Community Profile

The Goldfields-Esperance region (map) is located in the south-eastern corner of Western Australia and incorporates nine local government areas: the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the Shires of Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Laverton, Leonora, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku, and Ravensthorpe. The region has a population of just over 60,000 people.

As the largest outback city in Western Australia, Kalgoorlie-Boulder offers excellent education, family and children's services, and health facilities and most of the amenities you expect in large town, from a modern aquatic centre to a grass golf course, from a large arts centre to modern shopping facilities. The region has a long sporting history stretching back a century and children's sports are a prominent feature of Goldfields week-ends. Esperance, the second largest centre in the region, has excellent education, health, sporting and cultural activities.

The Goldfields-Esperance is renowned for its lifestyle, its friendly people, a great sense of community combined with excellent facilities and great opportunities. Whether you want to be close to nature, experience a sea change, explore unique landscapes or simply live in a friendly community, the Goldfields-Esperance region is the place for you.

For further information about the diverse Goldfields-Esperance region, please contact the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission.

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