Hocking and Company Pty. Ltd. was a publishing company based in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. It was founded in 1896 by Sidney Edwin Hocking.
It published the daily newspaper The Kalgoorlie Miner . The company maintained a lengthy relationship with the goldfields community as publisher and local patron of community activities.
The Hocking family kept the company operational until selling it to The West Australian in 1970.
Kalgoorlie is a city in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located 595 km (370 mi) east-northeast of Perth at the end of the Great Eastern Highway. It is sometimes referred to as Kalgoorlie-Boulder, as the surrounding urban area includes the historic townsite of Boulder and the local government area is the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
Boulder is a suburb in the Western Australian Goldfields, 595 kilometres (370 mi) east of Perth and bordering onto the town of Kalgoorlie in the Eastern Goldfields region.
The Kalgoorlie Miner is a daily newspaper circulating in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and the Goldfields-Esperance region, in Western Australia.
The Eastern Goldfields is part of the Western Australian Goldfields in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia. The region encompasses the towns of Kalgoorlie, Boulder, Coolgardie, Kambalda, Southern Cross and other smaller settlements within this area.
Auralia was a proposed colony that would have been formed out of the south-eastern portion of the colony of Western Australia in the early twentieth century, and would have joined the newly formed Commonwealth of Australia.
The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder is a local government area in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, about 550 kilometres (342 mi) east of the state capital, Perth. The City covers an area of 95,575 square kilometres (36,902 sq mi), and its seat of government is the town of Kalgoorlie; all but 244 of the city's population live in either Kalgoorlie or Boulder.
Kalgoorlie railway station is the most eastern attended station in Western Australia, located at the eastern terminus of the Eastern Goldfields Railway. It serves the city of Kalgoorlie. Beyond Kalgoorlie, the line continues east as the Trans-Australian Railway.
The Western Argus was a newspaper published in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, between 1894 and 1938.
Broad Arrow is a ghost town in Western Australia, located 38 km north of Kalgoorlie and 633 km east of Perth. It is on the Kalgoorlie to Leonora Road.
Yundamindera, also once known as The Granites, is an abandoned town located between Leonora and Laverton in the Shire of Leonora in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia.
The Kalgoorlie Brewing and Ice Company opened in 1896 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia and traded successfully until 1943, when it was taken over by the Swan Brewery, and its name was simplified to Kalgoorlie Brewing Company. The Brewery, known locally as the 'Big K', located at Porter Street, Kalgoorlie, was the last survivor of nineteen breweries that once traded in the Eastern Goldfields.
State Batteries in Western Australia were government owned and run ore-crushing facilities for the gold mining industry. Western Australia was the only Australian state to provide batteries to assist gold prospectors and small mines. They existed in almost all of the mineral fields of Western Australia.
The Coolgardie Miner was a weekly newspaper established in Coolgardie, Western Australia, at a time when Coolgardie was the prominent town in the goldfields region of Western Australia.
Sidney Edwin Hocking (1859–1935) founded The Kalgoorlie Miner newspaper in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, in 1895.
Hocking & Co may refer to :
Jack Anderson was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
This is a list of newspapers published in, or for, the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia.
The community of Kalgoorlie-Boulder in the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia had an energetic newspaper publishing industry in the late 1890s and early 1900s.
Charles George Elliott was an Australian politician. He was a Nationalist Party member of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 1934 until his death, representing North-East Province.
The Town of Kalgoorlie was a local government area in Western Australia, centred on the town of Kalgoorlie.
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