Type of entity
Legal Status Text
Authorized form of name
Other form(s) of name
Dates of existence
In 1896 the Coolgardie Road Board District was designated and the boundaries defined. In 1921 the Municipality of Coolgardie was dissolved and absorbed into the Coolgardie Road District. The former municipal area became the town ward and the balance of the Coolgardie Road District became the country ward.
In 1961 all Road Boards became Shire Councils.
Functions, occupations and activities
Mandates/sources of authority
The Roads Act 1902 (from 1/1/1903 until 30/6/1911);
The Roads Act No 29 of 1911 (from 1/7/1911 until 16/12/1919);
Road Districts Act 1919 (from17/12/1919 to 30/6/1961);
Abolition: Local Government Act (No. 84 of 1960),