St Ives Gold Mine is located near Lake Lefroy in the prolific gold-producing Eastern Goldfields region of Western Australia, around 80 kilometres south of Kalgoorlie and 630 kilometres east of Perth. Travel to and from the St Ives site is managed via a coach service operating every morning and afternoon. Travel time is approximately one hour from Kalgoorlie and 20 minutes from Kambalda. Local Kambalda residents are permitted to drive to and from the site independently.

Living in Kambalda
Kambalda is around 20 minutes’ drive from the St Ives Gold Mine. With a resident population of around 3,500, it consists of two town centres – Kambalda East and Kambalda West. Both are well serviced with banks and grocery retail outlets, as well as fuel stations and swimming pools. Local attractions include the Red Hill Lookout which has prime views of nearby Lake Lefroy as well as a bushwalking trail, and the Lake Lefroy landmark itself, which provides plenty of opportunities for land-sailing.

Living in Kalgoorlie-Boulder

With a population of over 30,000 people, Kalgoorlie-Boulder is Australia’s largest outback city. The weather in Kalgoorlie is pleasant with average temperatures reaching 33 degrees in summer and 18 degrees in winter, allowing for a mostly active outdoor lifestyle.

The heart of the city’s social scene is Hannan Street and Burt Street, which come to life after dark with a variety of hotels and restaurants offering outstanding food, beverages and services. For up-to-date information on house and rent prices, visit

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