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.

Harvest and Movement Ban January 19, 2021

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

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Availability of Annual Report and Annual Electors Meeting December 18, 2020

In accordance with section 5.55 of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is hereby given of the...

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Office Closure Over Christmas/New Year Holiday Period December 16, 2020

The Shire Office will be closed from 1.00 pm Thursday 24 December 2020 to 8.30am Monday 4 January...

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Employment Opportunities November 27, 2020

The Shire is seeking a part time senior's meals coordinator.

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