Shire of West Arthur

As of 4 March 2016, the Act requires relevant persons who accept a gift worth more than $200 to disclose this gift, in writing, to the chief executive officer (CEO) within 10 days of receipt. This replaces the previous process of disclosing these in the annual return. 

All contributions to travel over $200 must also be disclosed as do multiple gifts or contributions from the same donor where the total value is over $200. The threshold for disclosures remains the same as do the other disclosures required under the Act for the annual return.

A relevant person is defined under section 5.74 of the Act as a person who is a council member or a designated employee which includes:

  • presidents
  • council members
  • the CEO
  • employees with delegated powers and duties under Part 5, Division 4 of the Act
  • employees who are members of committees comprising elected members and employees; and 
  • other employees nominated by the local government to be designated employees.

Details of the major amendments can be found at the Depatment of Local Government and Communities website.

The Shire of West Arthur's 'Register of Gifts and Contributions to Travel' is available here.

Closure of Realigned Section of Coalfields Road 11 Aug 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Shire of West Arthur intends to submit to the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage a request to close a realigned portion of Coalfields Road near Albany Highway.

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2017 Local Government Elections 17 Jul 2017

The next local government election day will be held on 21 October 2017. To be eligible to vote, you need to enrolled to vote in the Shire of West Arthur.

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Units for rent in Darkan 21 Jun 2017

Two Bedroom Unit and Three Bedroom Unit Available For Rent in Darkan

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Review of Local Laws 03 May 2017

The Shire of West Arthur is undertaking a periodic review of the following Local Laws, in line with Section 3.16 of the Local Government Act 1995:

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