Shire of West Arthur

Kids

SophiePlaygrounds

There are public playgrounds located at Darkan and Duranillin. At Darkan there are also two in-ground trampolines.

Skate Park

The skate park was opened in December 2000, and has skate ramps, a bike track, half court basketball, beach volleyball court, enclosed shed with verandah, drinking fountain and grassed areas. There is also a gazebo nearby with an electric barbecue.

The Skate Park is available for functions such as birthday parties. An application form is required to be filled in before approval is given. This is to meet Council's insurance requirements. For further information please contact the Shire of West Arthur.

Child Health

A Child Health Nurse from Narrogin is in the West Arthur Shire on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, at the Health and Resource Centre in Darkan.

Child Health Information
Community Nurse Beth Piesse
Phone 9885 1006

Darkan Playgroup

Playgroup runs on Mondays Fortnightly from 9am – 11.30am

Darkan Playgroup Information
Contact Renee Schinzig
Phone 0418 948 232

Darkan Toy Library

Access via membership key

Darkan Toy Library Information
Contact Mel Ewen
Phone 0429 361 227

Youth Advisory Committee

A forum for young people to advise local government directly about issues facing young people and ways to address these issues. Also able to source funding for development of facilities/events such as the skate park, concerts, education/employment activities.

Youth Advisory Committee Information
Contact Kym Gibbs - Shire of West Arthur
Phone 9736 2222
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2017-2022 24 Apr 2017

The Shire of West Arthur is revising its Disability Access and Inclusion Plan. The plan describes how the Shire of West Arthur is working to make sure its services are accessible to everyone including people with disabilities.

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Community Alert - Tomato Potato Psyllid 05 Apr 2017

The Tomato Potato Psyllid is a quarantine pest of chilli, tomato, potato and other fruit and vegetables.

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Edith Brown Museum 15 Mar 2017

The interpretation plan for the proposed Edith Brown Museum is now available for review at the Shire office.

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Department of Water Working Collaboratively With Local Bush Fire Brigade Volunteers. 07 Mar 2017

The Department of Water has granted the Shire of West Arthur’s bush fire brigades five hand held radios to assist with firefighting activities.

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