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Have your say - Kimberley 2050 Cycling Strategy
Posted 21 June 2024 Have your say - Kimberley 2050 Cycling Strategy

In collaboration with the shires of Broome, Derby / West Kimberley, Halls Creek and Wyndham / East Kimberley, the Department of Transport is developing the Kimberley 2050 Cycling Strategy and we want to your feedback!

Derby Nicholson Oval Ready for Home Games this season!
Posted 20 June 2024 Derby Nicholson Oval Ready for Home Games this season!

After months of dedicated efforts and community support, Derby Nicholson Square Oval has been officially approved for hosting games this season!

Madi's Playground Upgrade
Posted 18 June 2024 Madi's Playground Upgrade

Madi's Playground, located at 8 Coolibah Way, Derby, is gearing up for an exciting upgrade, and we need your valuable input! We are committed to creating a space that our community love, and your opinion are crucial in helping us achieve that goal.

Local Public Notice - Fees and Charges 2024/2025
Posted 14 June 2024 Local Public Notice - Fees and Charges 2024/2025

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 6.19 of the Local Government Act 1995 that the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley intends to impose new Fees and Charges for the 2024-2025 financial year.

Media Release - Release of Liquor Restrictions in Derby
Posted 13 June 2024 Media Release - Release of Liquor Restrictions in Derby

Recently, a decision was made by the Director of Liquor Licensing to adjust liquor restrictions within our community, following an inquiry into alcohol-related harm in Derby and the sale of packaged liquor. The inquiry, which involved consultation with various stakeholders, including licensees, calls for more liquor restrictions, intended to prevent and reduce problematic alcohol related behaviour and harm. Read the full media statement from the Shire

Public Notice - T09-2023/24
Posted 11 June 2024 Public Notice - T09-2023/24

Public Notice - NEW TENDER OPEN - Orphan Roads Project Tender T09-2023/24 - Orphan Roads Project for the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is now open. All submissions must be done via Tenderlink before 27 June 2pm.

Public Notice - Special Council Meeting
Posted 07 June 2024 Public Notice - Special Council Meeting

Join us for the adoption of the budget at a Special Council Meeting of Council on Thurs 13 June at 5:30pm in the Derby Council Chambers.

Local Public Notice - TENDER T08-2023/24 - Maintenance Grading Contract
Posted 22 May 2024 Local Public Notice - TENDER T08-2023/24 - Maintenance Grading Contract

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is calling tenders for a suitably qualified Contractor to undertake proposed Maintenance Grading within the Shire.

Media Release - Taking action to secure home games at Derby Nicholson
Posted 14 May 2024 Media Release - Taking action to secure home games at Derby Nicholson Oval for the AFL season

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley shares the community’s concerns and is actively working on the state of Derby Nicholson Square Oval, and pushing for home games to be held in Derby for the upcoming season. Read the full media release here:

Community Stakeholder Forum - Derby Boat Ramp
Posted 14 May 2024 Community Stakeholder Forum - Derby Boat Ramp

Come and join us at the Derby Council Chambers on Wed 22 May for a local community stakeholder forum to discuss options for redesign/refurbishment of Recreational and Emergency Boat Ramps.

Review of Local Planning Strategy - Community Engagement Sessions
Posted 13 May 2024 Review of Local Planning Strategy - Community Engagement Sessions

Come and have a chat to our Shire staff and have your say on the Shire's Local Planning Strategy. We will be in Derby at Woolies Tue 14th May from 3-5pm and Fitzroy Crossing IGA Wed 15th May from 8-9:30am.

MEDIA RELEASE - Alfonsas Street Upgrades
Posted 30 April 2024 MEDIA RELEASE - Alfonsas Street Upgrades

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is pleased to inform the community that works to upgrade Alfonsas Street will be commencing on the 15th May and is aimed to be completed in late May or early June 2024.

MEDIA RELEASE - Official Statement in Response to Premier's Announcements
Posted 09 April 2024 MEDIA RELEASE - Official Statement in Response to Premier's Announcements

MEDIA RELEASE - Tassal's Continued Investment in West Kimberley: A Boost
Posted 27 March 2024 MEDIA RELEASE - Tassal's Continued Investment in West Kimberley: A Boost for Local Economy and Employment Opportunities

MEDIA RELEASE - Unlawful Development in Derby resulting in penalties
Posted 22 March 2024 MEDIA RELEASE - Unlawful Development in Derby resulting in penalties enforced

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is committed to upholding the legislative requirements that are set in order to enforce penalties for breaches and non-compliances with approvals related to developments within our region. Read the full story here:

Public Notice - Special Council Meeting - Thursday, 21 March 2024 at 4:30pm
Posted 19 March 2024 Public Notice - Special Council Meeting - Thursday, 21 March 2024 at 4:30pm

Fight the Bite: Protect yourself against mosquito-borne diseases
Posted 19 March 2024 Fight the Bite: Protect yourself against mosquito-borne diseases

As Easter approaches and Kimberley locals prepare for outdoor activities, a critical warning has been issued by WA Health concerning the rising threat of mosquito-borne diseases. Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE) has been detected in mosquitoes and sentinel chickens for the first time this year

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

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