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Current Member Barry HAASE
Current Party Liberal Party
Description Rural
Location Kalgoorlie is a rural electorate in Western Australia. The main towns are Broome, Boulder, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Dampier, Derby, Esperance, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Kalbarri, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Merredin, Newman, Norseman, Northhampton, Port Hedland, Wiluna and Wyndham.
Origin Kalgoorlie was named after the town of Kalgoorlie where gold was discovered in 1893. Kalgoorlie was first proclaimed in 1901. The first election was held for the Division in 1901.
Products/Industries Mainly arid land which is rich in mineral and ore deposits. Cattle and sheep are also grazed in some areas, fishing, tropical fruits and vegetables are also important industries.
State WA
Area 2,295,354 sq kms (approx)
Population 142,104 as at 2006
Enrolled Electors 81,089 as at 30/11/07

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