Population: 59,000 (approx.)
Geographical land area: 769,701.04 KM2

Age Range (2013 1)

  • 0-4: 4,787
  • 5-24: 17,206
  • 25-64: 34911
  • 65+: 5,022


The region is rich in Aboriginal culture with a population of 8 per cent compared to 3 per cent for WA mostly living in remote communities like Tjuntjuntjara  while 12 of the 17 communities are on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.

Rural Health West has released a population and health snapshots for Goldfields for 2016. To view this document click here.


  • Coolgardie Health Centre
  • Esperance Hospital
  • Kalgoorlie Hospital
  • Norseman Hospital
  • Laverton Hospital
  • Leonora Hospital

The Goldfields region is located in the south eastern corner of WA, incorporating 10 Local Government Authorities including Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Dundas, Esperance, Laverton, Leonora, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku, Ravensthorpe, Coolgardie and Wiluna.

The largest area in WA from sprawling deserts in the north and east, to pristine white beaches in the South.

The team

Regional Manager Position Vacant
Regional Coordinator Sarah Brown
Primary Health Liaison Lucia Fitzgerald
Regional Coordinator/Primary Health Liaison Raelene Craft