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Shire of Derby/West Kimberley advocates for sustainable approach to
Posted 23 February 2024 Shire of Derby/West Kimberley advocates for sustainable approach to minimising alcohol and other drug harm in Position Statement

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has released a position statement taking a firm stand on alcohol and other drug (AOD) harm in the Kimberley region. Recognising the high rates of AOD abuse in the Kimberley region, the position statement reinforces the Shire’s commitment to addressing the significant health, social and economic challenges associated with AOD harm. Read more:

Public Notice - Lease Proposal Derby Jetty
Posted 14 February 2024 Public Notice - Lease Proposal Derby Jetty

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is considering a lease proposal involving two locations situated on the western end of the Derby Jetty (designated as “Areas 2 and 3”) The Shire is providing notice of the proposal and inviting submissions (as per Section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995). Submissions can be made prior to 4.30pm on Thursday 29th February 2024.

Alfonsas Street – Reconstruction Closure for Water Service lowering 13 Feb
Posted 12 February 2024 Alfonsas Street – Reconstruction Closure for Water Service lowering 13 Feb

On Tuesday the 13th Feb, the water service will be lowered on Alfonsas Street, causing the street to be closed for most of the day and reopening on Wednesday the 14th Feb for normal traffic. It is hoped that the street reconstruction will commence in April, with work comprised of lowering of the surface of the road to get better drainage outcomes, along with kerbing and crossover installations. For any enquiries regarding further details please email sdwk@sdwk.wa.gov.au

New lights for the Fitzroy Crossing Oval!
Posted 09 February 2024 New lights for the Fitzroy Crossing Oval!

The Fitzroy Crossing oval will soon be lit up by new lights and technology thanks to State Government funding. The upgrades are part of a $4 million project funded by the State Government through the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries as part of the election commitment grant program.

Department of Water and Environmental Regulation partners with Crime
Posted 06 February 2024 Department of Water and Environmental Regulation partners with Crime Stoppers WA to battle illegal dumping

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation have released a media statement yesterday announcing their partnership with Crime Stoppers WA to combat the unlawful dumping of demolition waste and asbestos in Western Australia.

Kimberley Mineral Sands January Newsletter and Job Opportunities released!
Posted 05 February 2024 Kimberley Mineral Sands January Newsletter and Job Opportunities released!

Kimberley Mineral Sands have released their first newsletter of the year, with latest news of developments in and around Derby. The newsletter includes the introduction of the Derby shuttle bus, where Joombarn-buru owned Derby based Kingsound Transport and Charters were awarded the three-year contract to run the Thunderbird to Derby shuttle bus service. Read the full media release here: You can access and subscribe to the newsletter via their website here: https://new.express.adobe.com/webpage/FyKw7RjIt9kZC

Derby Landcare Group working to control cane toads in Derby
Posted 02 February 2024 Derby Landcare Group working to control cane toads in Derby

The Derby Landcare group have been working hard to combat cane toads in Derby. Read about their efforts here.

Shire Aboriginal Environmental Health team had a blast at Mowanjum
Posted 01 February 2024 Shire Aboriginal Environmental Health team had a blast at Mowanjum Community Event

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley's Aboriginal Environmental Health team attended the Mowanjum Community Event on Monday the 29th January, where they were recognised for outstanding achievement in the community. The team had a blast at the event, which had food, games, music and a cultural performance called Junba. We had new members of the team that got to meet everyone in the community and the team had our new bouncing castle up for the kids to jump on. The afternoon was an opportunity for organisations to touch base with the community and start the year off. What a great event!

Citizen of the Year Awards 2024
Posted 01 February 2024 Citizen of the Year Awards 2024

Citizen of the Year 2024 - announced! Last Friday at the Australia Day Breakfast at the Sporties, the Citizen of the Year awards were presented to outstanding citizens in our community. The winners are as follows: Community Citizen of the Year - Neil Gordon Young Community Citizen of the Year - Megan Neshoda Senior Community Citizen of the Year - Elinor Davey Active Citizenship (Group or Event) - Sculptures on the Marsh - M. Norval, C. Reynolds, J. Devany, K. Leamy, P. Bickerton Congratulations to all the nominees and winners for this year!

Fees and Charges Schedule
Posted 30 January 2024 Fees and Charges Schedule

Amendment fees for entry to the Derby Memorial Swimming Pool.

Citizen of the Year Awards - Nominees
Posted 25 January 2024 Citizen of the Year Awards - Nominees

Please join us at the Derby Sportsman’s Club from 8:30 tomorrow to find out who the winners for each category is!

Public Notice: Annual General Meeting of Electors
Posted 19 January 2024 Public Notice: Annual General Meeting of Electors

Venue: Derby Council Chambers - 31 Clarendon Street, Derby Date: Thursday, 8 February 2024 Time: 4:30pm

T03-2023/24
Posted 15 January 2024 T03-2023/24

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley requires a suitably qualified Contractor to undertake the proposed Reshaping and Gravel Resheeting of Fairfield/Leopold Downs Road

T02-2023/24
Posted 15 January 2024 T02-2023/24

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley requires a suitably qualified Contractor to undertake the proposed Reshaping and Gravel Resheeting of the Calywnyardah Nookanbah and Millijidee Roads.

MEDIA RELEASE - Ensuring security and compliance in the Shire of
Posted 12 January 2024 MEDIA RELEASE - Ensuring security and compliance in the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has released a media statement on safety and security within our Shire after a recent alleged act of crime in Derby. Read the full details below.

Public Notice – Variation of Restricted Burning Time
Posted 12 January 2024 Public Notice – Variation of Restricted Burning Time

Due to the delayed wet season, the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley have extended the restricted burning time. Burning permits are still required up to and including the 28th January 2024.

Introducing Our New Webpage for the Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize
Posted 11 January 2024 Introducing Our New Webpage for the Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize

We are thrilled to unveil our latest digital endeavour - the brand new webpage dedicated to the Kimberley Art and Photographic Prize!

Public Notice - Development Assessment Panel Application – Proposed
Posted 10 January 2024 Public Notice - Development Assessment Panel Application – Proposed Educational Establishment - Notice of Meeting

Public Notice - Development Assessment Panel Application – Proposed Educational Establishment - Notice of Meeting

MEDIA RELEASE - 12 months on from the Kimberley Floods
Posted 10 January 2024 MEDIA RELEASE - 12 months on from the Kimberley Floods

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has released a media statement 12 months on from the Kimberley Floods, outlining the extraordinary achievements that have been accomplished and commending the community's resilience and support throughout this challenging time.

MEDIA RELEASE - Banned Drinkers Register in effect in Kimberley shires
Posted 15 December 2023 MEDIA RELEASE - Banned Drinkers Register in effect in Kimberley shires from today

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley has released a media statement on the Banned Drinkers Register coming into effect in the Kimberley from today.

Public Notice - Madi's Playground Closed
Posted 07 December 2023 Public Notice - Madi's Playground Closed

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley would like to advise that Madi’s Playground (Coolibah Way) structure is currently closed due to safety concerns. While the issue is being investigated, the playground will be closed until further notice. Please keep an eye on our page and website for further updates.

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT SERVICES UPDATE - DERBY
Posted 06 December 2023 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT SERVICES UPDATE - DERBY

Temporary Department of Transport Service’s at the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley

Department of Transport Services – Temporarily suspended at Shire of
Posted 04 December 2023 Department of Transport Services – Temporarily suspended at Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Administration building

Department of Transport Services – Temporarily suspended at Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Administration building

Public Notice - Proposed Lease
Posted 30 November 2023 Public Notice - Proposed Lease "Areas 2 and 3 Derby Jetty"

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is considering a lease proposal involving two locations situated on the western end of the Derby Jetty (designated as "Areas 2 and 3"). The Shire is providing notice of the proposal and inviting submissions (as per Section 3.58 of the Local Government Act 1995).

2023/24 SDWK Christmas Closure Period
Posted 27 November 2023 2023/24 SDWK Christmas Closure Period

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley wishes to advise the community of its Christmas closure period. Please see the poster for individual service delivery closures.

Public Notice - T01-2023/24 Fitzroy Crossing Town Oval Lighting
Posted 09 November 2023 Public Notice - T01-2023/24 Fitzroy Crossing Town Oval Lighting

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley requires a suitably qualified Contractor to undertake the proposed supply and construction of Sports Lights at the Fitzroy Crossing Town Oval located at Lot 199, Fallon Road, Fitzroy Crossing. These works will be awarded on a Lump Sum basis with payments made based on actual progress during the project. The Shire reserves the right to award any or all of the works.

Change of Ordinary Council Meeting - November 2023
Posted 06 November 2023 Change of Ordinary Council Meeting - November 2023

Public Notice – Change of Time – Ordinary Council Meeting – 30 November 2023 Date: Thursday, 30 November 2023 Time: 11:00am Venue: Karrayilli Adult Education Centre - 8 Flynn Drive, Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765

Plant Auction Items - Fuso Canter Single Cab Tip Truck and Fuso Canter
Posted 01 November 2023 Plant Auction Items - Fuso Canter Single Cab Tip Truck and Fuso Canter Dual Cab Truck

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is auctioning the following plant: • Item 1 – Fuso Canter - 1EIQ-598 - Single Cab Tip Truck; and • Item 2 – Fuso Canter - 1EIU-738 - Dual Cab Truck.

Media Release
Posted 27 October 2023 Media Release

Fitzroy Valley shortlisted for Keep Australia Beautiful Council Award The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is proud to hear that Fitzroy Crossing has been shortlisted for a 2023 Keep Australia Beautiful Award Council award, in the Tidy Towns Sustainable Communities Awards – in the Community Action and Wellbeing category.

Derby Verge Collection - 20 November 2023
Posted 27 October 2023 Derby Verge Collection - 20 November 2023

Derby, it's nearly time for verge collection which makes it a great time to prepare for the wet season. Waste will be collected from Monday 20 November 2023. Put your waste on the verge between the 11th & 19th of November. Make sure you follow the rules below otherwise waste will not be collected

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