Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the wider Goldfields region is Wongatha Country and home to many Aboriginal family groups with a sacred connection to the land. Since the discovery of Gold in Coolgardie in 1892, the region became a beacon for prospectors and pastoralist… Read More
The Golden Quest Discovery Trail guidebook provides travellers with an historical account of life in the goldfields. We are delighted to provide the following excerpt for your enjoyment.
It is without doubt one of the biggest, most colourful and successful racing carnivals to be staged anywhere in Australia. It is steep… Read More
Titanic Sinks – How the Goldfields Heard!!!
April 14, 2017 By Moya Sharp
On the 14th April 1912, 103 yrs ago today the SS Titanic sank after hitting an iceberg. The following is a copy of the newspaper article from the 16th April 1912 from the Kalgoo… Read More
Sanitary Carter’s Tragic End
January 22, 2017 By Moya Sharp
Kalgoorlie Western Argus Tuesday 11 March 1902.
A carter named Charles Noell, an employee of Mr O Sloss, met with a terrible death, yesterday morning through being jolted off his cart on … Read More
Mulline – Ghost Town
October 8, 2016 By Moya Sharp
Mulline was the most important town in the Ularring district. This was after the Government erected the State Battery there in 1899. It crushed ore from nearly 100 claims, mostly worked by their owners… Read More