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Living and working in Western Australia (WA)

Goldfields

Location

The Goldfields - Esperance region is located in the south eastern corner of WA, bordering the Southern Ocean to the south and South Australia to the east.

Geography

The area covers 770,488 square kilometres (including offshore islands). It is the largest of the state’s nine regions and over three times the size of the state of Victoria. The gold mines and deserts of the north contrast the white sandy beaches of the south.

Major towns

The major population centres are the towns of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Esperance.

Other important towns are Coolgardie, Kambalda, Laverton, Leonora, Norseman and Ravensthorpe.

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