Shire of West Arthur

About The Shire

Six Mile CottageThe Shire of West Arthur, located in the State's 'Central South' Region, is 2,850 square kilometres and encompasses the townsites of Darkan, Duranillin and Arthur River. Darkan is the administrative centre for the Shire of West Arthur.

The Townsite of Darkan is situated on the Coalfields Highway, 204 kilometres from Perth. It can be reached by road along Albany Highway, via Williams or Arthur River, and is a comfortable 2 ½ hour drive from Perth. It is 60km from Collie, 74km from Narrogin and 115km from Bunbury.

Darkan is a quiet country town situated in a prosperous mixed farming area with a local population of approximately 250 people. Local industries include wool, sheep, timber, grain, forestry, beef, engineering and earthmoving.

Welcome to West Arthur Brochure

A3 Tourist Map and Guide

Administration Employment Opportunity April 28, 2021

12 to 18 Month Traineeship or Temporary Administration Officer

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Employment Opportunities April 1, 2021

The Shire of West Arthur is seeking applications for the positions of Manager of Works and Services ...

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High School Bus Services Survey March 31, 2021

The Shire is seeking feedback from parents regarding future needs of the Darkan-Collie Senior High...

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Development Application March 9, 2021

Development application received for proposed nature-based camping park with camp kitchen,...

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