Shire of West Arthur


Upcoming Events

Australia Day Breakfast

Held every year on the 26th January on the banks of Lake Towerrinning. Enjoy an Aussie BBQ breakfast supplied by local sponsors, and prepared by your local councillors and council staff. Includes official ceremony for Australia day including announcement of Citizen of the Year Awards.

darkan sheepfest

A Good Old Country Show, All things Sheep and more! Show Shears to Fashion Shows held at the Darkan town oval.

Second Saturday in February. See 'ewe' there!

astrotowns launch

Find out about Astrotourism, what it means for the Shire of West Arthur and discover why Darkan is a great place for stargazing. After an introductory talk, head out to the telescopes for a laser guided tour of the night sky and see the Moon, Venus, Orion Nebula, Magellanic Clouds and more!  From 6.30pm at the Darkan town oval.

Friday 28 February 2020

betty brown historic centre opening

Opening of the Betty Brown Historical Centre, Sunday 8 March 2020, 10.30am - 2.30pm. Morning tea available and official opening will occur at 11.30am. Please RSVP to the Shire by email here or phone 9736-2222. Please find a link to the event here on Facebook.

Betty Brown

youth fest

17 April - TBC

cultural week

September - TBC

Darkan Light Industrial Area - Business Development Opportunity February 18, 2020

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

Draft Lake Towerrinning Management Plan 2020 February 10, 2020

The draft management plan is available for comment until March 2nd.

Shire Office Telephone February 10, 2020

The Shire Office telephone lines are not working. Mobile 0438 971 267 may be used to contact Shire...

Harvest and Vehicle Movement Ban February 7, 2020

A complete harvesting, machinery and vehicle movement ban including the operation of internal...