Electoral district of Coolgardie

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Coolgardie
Western AustraliaLegislative Assembly
State Western Australia
Dates current1897–1930
Namesake Coolgardie

Coolgardie was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia from 1897 to 1930.

The Western Australian Legislative Assembly is elected from 59 single-member electoral districts. These districts are often referred to as electorates or seats.

Western Australian Legislative Assembly legislature of the State of Western Australia

The Western Australian Legislative Assembly, or lower house, is one of the two chambers of the Parliament of Western Australia, an Australian state. The Parliament sits in Parliament House in the Western Australian capital, Perth.

The district was located in the Goldfields region, and was based in the town of Coolgardie. Its first member was Alf Morgans who served briefly as Premier of Western Australia in late 1901. At the 1930 state election, the district was amalgamated with the neighbouring district of Yilgarn to form the new district of Yilgarn-Coolgardie.

Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia

The Goldfields-Esperance region is one of the nine regions of Western Australia. It is located in the south eastern corner of Western Australia, and comprises the local government areas of Coolgardie, Dundas, Esperance, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Laverton, Leonora, Menzies, Ngaanyatjarraku and Ravensthorpe.

Coolgardie, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Coolgardie is a small town in Western Australia, 558 kilometres (347 mi) east of the state capital, Perth. It has a population of approximately 850 people.

Alf Morgans Australian politician

Alfred Edward Morgans was the fourth Premier of Western Australia, serving for just over a month, from 21 November to 23 December 1901.

Members for Coolgardie

MembersPartyTerm
  Alf Morgans Ministerial1897–1904
  Henry Ellis Labor 1904–1905
  Independent Labor 1905
  William Eddy Ministerial1905–1908
  Charles McDowall Labor1908–1916
  George Lambert Labor1916–1930


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