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Laverton, Western Australia

Located in the Goldfields-Esperance region of the state, Laverton resides and is the administrative centre for the Shire of Laverton. The town is near the Great Victoria Desert, on its western edge. More than 33% of the 400 people populating the town are of Aboriginal descent. A proposed highway called Outback Way will route through the Northern Territory to Winton, and Laverton will be its western terminus. Some of the roads in outback Queensland are already in place; however, they are not linked into one contiguous highway. Funding is being planned for the project.

Frank Hann, David Carnegie, and John Forrest were some of the first explorers in the area. Dr. Charles W. Laver was a prospector who moved to the area in 1896, when gold was discovered. He was a most enthusiastic promoter of the area. The Craiggiemore mine proved to be very successful, and in 1897, residences and businesses were built near the mine. The townspeople called it Laverton, in honour of the doctor/prospector. Today’s Laverton lies 5 kilometres from the original site, as it proved unsuitable.

Gold began to play out in the 1960s; however, two gold mines are still successful today, as is nickel mining.

The Great Beyond Visitors Centre

The visitors’ centre in Laverton is called The Great Beyond for a very good reason. It is nearly ‘beyond’ any other destination in Western Australia. Laverton is a remote gold mining town, but a trip to this visitors centre will reward you with its Horizon’s Café and museum. Part of it is The Explorers’ Hall of Fame. The shop carries a myriad of products and some Aboriginal art.

Gold Rush Tours

The best way to learn about gold mining in the Laverton area is to ride a bus. In addition to seeing the Laverton gold mining region, you’ll also tour Kalgoorlie and Hannan’s Tourist Mine and Mining Hall of Fame. You can choose a half-day or full-day tour, both with knowledgeable guides. On the tour, you’ll watch molten gold being poured. You can experience ‘gold fever’ for yourself, by trying your hand at panning for gold.