Shire of West Arthur

Children Facilities and Services

SophiePlaygrounds

There are public playgrounds located at Darkan, Duranillin and Lake Towerinning. 

Skate Park

The skate park was opened in December 2000, and has skate ramps, a bike track, half court basketball, beach volleyball court, enclosed shed with verandah, drinking fountain and grassed areas. There is also a gazebo nearby with an electric barbecue.

The Skate Park is available for functions such as birthday parties. An application form is required to be filled in before approval is given. This is to meet Council's insurance requirements. For further information please contact the Shire of West Arthur.

Child Health

The Child Health nurse visits the Community Resource Centre fortnightly on Tuesday by appointment. Bookings and queries can be directed to Williams Medical Centre on 9885 2600.

KIDS CENTRAL

Located at the Darkan & Districts sport and community Centre.  Kids Central is the home of Playgroup, Toy Library and Childcare.   People can be casual visitors or sign up for membership with an access key.

Playgroup runs on Mondays fortnightly from 9am – 11.30am.  Request to join the Darkan Playgroup facebook page for regular activity updates.

Childcare operates Tuesday to Thursdays 8am-5pm.  Call the centre on 9736 1856 for enrolments.

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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ANZAC DAY March 24, 2021

ANZAC Day Memorial Service - 9.00am Sunday, 25 April marching from the Shire office to the War...

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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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