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

Darkan Light Industrial Area - Business Development Opportunity May 29, 2019

Expressions of Interest Invited The Shire of West Arthur invites expressions of interest for...

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Seniors Meals March 28, 2019

The Shire of West Arthur supports volunteers in the preparation of meals for seniors once a week.

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Annual Electors Meeting and Availability of 2017/18 Annual Report February 14, 2019

Annual Electors Meeting and Availability of 2017/18 Annual Report,

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Australia Day Award Winners January 28, 2019

Australia Day Award Winners

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