Shire of West Arthur

Welcome To The Shire Of West Arthur

Situated 204km south of Perth and 115km east of Bunbury, the Shire of West Arthur is nestled between the forests of the south-west and the wheatbelt to the west.  Darkan is the main town and administrative centre with a number of smaller localities and settlements scattered through-out the Shire. 

At 2580 sq.km it is one of the larger shires in the area and is home to Lake Towerrinning, clear dark skies, unique flora and abundant wildlife.  Our significant historical buildings are some of the best preserved examples in the region.

Local Government Elections August 4, 2021

This year there will be 4 positions of Councillor up for election. The key dates to note are:

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Public Notice August 4, 2021

Ordinary council meetings - change of time

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Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review August 2, 2021

Public Meeting - Heritage Register Review Where: Shire Chambers, 31 Burrowes Street DARKAN When:...

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Update - Shire Road Conditions 12pm Monday 2 August 2021 August 2, 2021

The latest weather event over the weekend caused some minor issues to the Shire of West Arthur Road ...

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