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About Leonora

Leonora is the service centre for the mining, exploration and well established pastoral industry. Gwalia is a must see for the visitor as it has been restored to its original condition (as it was in the early 1900’s) and boasts one of Australia’s finest museums. Malcolm serves today only as a railhead and has a population of zero.

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The thriving town of Leonora grew from the resourcefulness of early gold prospectors and miners and the tenacity of pastoralists.

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31,893.207sq km

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Heritage Nomination

Finalists in the 2022 WA Heritage Awards have been announced by the Minister for Heritage. Gwalia...

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Ageing in Place Village

The Shire of Leonora is seeking your feedback regarding the new Retirement Village being...

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16 January 2023

Employment Opportunity LELC Director

The Shire of Leonora is seeking to employ a passionate and experienced Director providing an...

16 November 2022

WA Heritage Awards

Gwalia Settlement and Museum Precinct and surrounding sites has been named a finalists!

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