Council Meetings 2024

Council Meeting Dates

The Shire of West Arthur Council meets on the 4th Thursday of each month, with the exception of December which meets on the 3rd Thursday to allow for the Christmas season and also January which has no meeting held. Meetings are held at 7.00pm in the Council Chambers on 31 Burrowes Street, Darkan.

Items for the agenda must be received by the Chief Executive Officer by the 2nd Thursday of each month to allow adequate time for research and preparation.

Every endeavour will be made to give the public notice of any special meetings or changes to ordinary meetings.

Each meeting includes a Public Question Time. The meeting agendas are available below, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to view the items for discussion. 

Minutes from Council meetings are accessible in the table below or for past meetings, through the Publications page of this website. Please visit this site regularly to access a copy of the latest Council minutes.

Please note that Minutes are unconfirmed until they have been confirmed as a true and correct record by Council at the following Meeting.

Annual Electors Meeting

A statutory requirement of the Local Government Act 1995 is that each Council must have a Meeting of Electors once every financial year. The Annual Electors Meeting for 2024 will be held 5 February at the Hawthorn Room, West Arthur Community Resource Centre. 

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the contents of the annual report for the previous financial year and any other general business.

The Meeting is attended by the President, Councillors and Senior Officers who are happy to answer any questions that may arise. To facilitate the answering of questions, please ensure questions are submitted in writing and that they have been received at the Shire Office by no later than Thursday 1 February 2024.

Council Meetings

Meeting Date

Meeting Type




Monday 5 February Annual Electors Minutes Annual Report 2022-2023
Thursday 22 February Ordinary Agenda Minutes Late Agenda
Thursday 21 March* Ordinary Agenda Minutes Attachments
Thursday 18 April* Ordinary Agenda Minutes
Thursday 23 May Ordinary Agenda Unconfirmed Minutes Attachments
Thursday 27 June Ordinary
Thursday 25 July Ordinary
Thursday 22 August Ordinary
Thursday 26 September Ordinary
Thursday 24 October Ordinary
Thursday 28 November Ordinary
Thursday 19 December* Ordinary

*March meeting third Thursday to avoid Easter

*April meeting third Thursday to avoid Anzac Day

*December meeting third Thursday to avoid Christmas