Shire of West Arthur

Clubs & Organisations


Darkan Primary School

Darkan (South) Road Darkan 6392
Contact: Rosalie Bunce
Tel: 9736 1299
Fax: 9736 1237

Darkan Pre-Primary

Burrowes Street Darkan 6392
Contact: Rosalie Bunce
Tel: 9736 1387
Fax: 9736 1237

Local Government

West Arthur Shire Office

Burrowes St Darkan 6392
Contact: Nicole Wasmann - Chief Executive Officer
Tel: 9736 2222
Fax: 9736 2212

West Arthur Shire Depot

Lot 298 Horwood Darkan 6392
Contact: West Arthur Shire Office
Tel: 9736 2222
Fax: 9736 2212

Police Services

Williams Police Station

Brooking St Williams 6391
Contact: Sgt Glen Dinsdale, Officer In Charge
Tel: 9885 1100
Fax: 9885 1204

Officers from the Williams Police Station attend Darkan on a regular basis.

Please telephone Williams Police Station for an appointment.

Community Services


South West Catchment Council

The SWCC is a cooperative regional organisation which identifies and coordinates strategic oppertunities to achieve sustainable Natural Resource Management (NRM) in the South West of WA.

Contact: Damien Hills, regional Coordinator
Tel: 9780 6171 Fax: 9780 6198
Address: PoBox 5066, Bunbury DC WA 6230

Natural Resource Management Officer

The Role of the NRMO is to focus on the economic and enviromentally sustainablity of land use within the Shire, with particular emphasis on salinity issues.

Contact: Michelle Gooding
Tel: 9736 2004 Fax: 9736 2099 Mobile: 0427 362 004
Address: C/- Health & Resource Centre, 27 Burrowes Street, Darkan 6392

Biosecurity Officer/Weed Coordinator

The Coordinator is responsible for all weed enquires, both decleared and non declared, arranging fox bait permits and can offer advice on feral pig, rabbit and weevil control.

Contact: Graham Blacklock
Tel: 9831 1997 Fax: 9831 1990 Mobile: 0428 920 032
Address: Department of Agriculture & Food Office Kojonup 6395
For all sock matters: Department of Agriculture & Food, Narrogin Tel: 9881 0222
Department of Agriculture & Food, Katainning Tel: 9821 3333


Small Business Centre - Wheatbelt South

A community organistation providing a free service to: Develop business ideas, expand businesses, access support services, solve business problems, and deal with 'red tape'.

Contact: Scott Ballantyne
Tel: 9861 2162 Mobile; 0437 209 692
Address: Po Box 200, Wagin 6312


Darkan Child Health

The Child Health Clinic provides health services to the 0-5 year population and their parents/carers. The main aims are to:

  1. provides developmental screening for 0-5 year olds, and to ensure early intervention for any problem identified;
  2. provide guidance and education for parents /carers on parenting, normal development, safety etc;
  3. also provides monthly immunisation service.

Contact: Beth Piesse, Community Nurse
Tel: 9885 1006
Address: Health & Resource Centre, Darkan 6392

Home & Community Care (HACC)

The Home & Community Care program is for frail aged and younger disabled people and their carers. The Aim of the program is to help consumers and carers to remain living independently in their own homes and the community. Assessments by the Coordinator are necessary before services can be obtained. Fees are assessed according to income level. The Program is jointly funded by State and Commonwealth Governments and administered by the Shire Of Wagin. HACC covers ther Shires of Wagin & West Arthur.

Contact: Sue Cuthbert, Coordinator, Aged Care Services
Tel: 9861 1874 Fax: 9861 1204
Address: Po Box 200, Wagin 6315

West Care Family Support Service

Support groupp assisting anyone in genuine need.
Contact: Mr Chris Buller, Mrs Fran Dawson, Mrs Maureen South or Mrs Pam Wales
Mrs South Mobile: 0427 857 120
Mrs Wales Tel: 9736 1117

Crisis Centre Emergency Contact

Tel: 1800 199 008

Southern AgCare

Financial & Family Counseling Services. Support for families & businesses in financial and family crisis.

Contact: Pearl Draper or Chris Wheatcroft
Chris Tel: 9827 1559 Mobile: 0427 271 559
Pearl: 9824 1036

Planning and Development Act 2005 October 28, 2019

Notice of public advertisement of Local Planning Policy. The Council has prepared the following...

Shire Committees of Council October 7, 2019

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Results of Election September 19, 2019

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Memberships September 18, 2019

Kids Central & Community Gym Memberships Due