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Don’t miss your chance to have your say on SDWK’s future
Posted 07 October 2020 Don’t miss your chance to have your say on SDWK’s future

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is currently in the middle of a very exciting community engagement program as part of developing its next 10-year Strategic Community Plan for 2021, and wants you to have your say.

Shire welcomes WA’s Containers for Change in Derby and West Kimberley
Posted 07 October 2020 Shire welcomes WA’s Containers for Change in Derby and West Kimberley

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley welcomes WA’s new Containers for Change initiative set to launch on 1 October 2020.

Thank you to our community, a message from the Shire President
Posted 03 June 2020 Thank you to our community, a message from the Shire President

With the easing of restrictions over the next few weeks, I wanted to reach out to the community to say thank you during these challenging times.

Kimberley leaders unite on 12-point COVIDSafe plan to reopen
Posted 21 May 2020 Kimberley leaders unite on 12-point COVIDSafe plan to reopen

The Kimberley Regional Group joined key regional leaders yesterday to provide the Premier with a 12 point plan for a COVIDSafe reopening of the Kimberley border on the 18th June 2020.

Coronavirus resources for Remote Communities
Posted 08 April 2020 Coronavirus resources for Remote Communities

Find further information for people in Remote Communities here.

Supporting Local Business
Posted 08 April 2020 Supporting Local Business

In just a matter of weeks, local business across the Shire have transformed how they operate and serve the community

Kimberley Shires United in COVID-19 Fight
Posted 02 April 2020 Kimberley Shires United in COVID-19 Fight

The four Kimberley Shires are united in their support for medical teams that are at the coal face of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Warning to travellers and residents in the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley
Posted 14 February 2020 Warning to travellers and residents in the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley after the detection of the mosquito-borne Murray Valley encephalitis virus

As of Tuesday 3 March 2020, two chickens in the Shire's sentinel chicken flock in Fitzroy Crossing have also had a positive detection of Murray Valley encephalitis. Please follow the steps below to minimise exposure to mosquitoes.

Achievements of locals and new citizens honoured at Shire of Derby/West
Posted 31 January 2020 Achievements of locals and new citizens honoured at Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Australia Day Ceremony

Locals who have made a significant contribution to the community were honoured at the Derby/West Kimberley Australia Day Breakfast on Sunday 26 January.

Farewell to Belinda Storer
Posted 13 January 2020 Farewell to Belinda Storer

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley will sadly be saying “farewell” to long term Manager of Fitzroy Crossing Belinda Storer at the end of January. Belinda has worked with the Shire in Fitzroy for eight years and seven in the role of Manager.

VacSwim Enrolment 30 December 2019 2.30-3.30pm
Posted 24 December 2019 VacSwim Enrolment 30 December 2019 2.30-3.30pm

VacSwim will be taking enrolments at the Derby Memorial Swimming Pool between 2.30pm and 3.30pm on 30 December 2019 for the program that commences 31 December 2019. More information from VacSwim at the pool.

Christmas Day waste collection will be Thursday 26 December 2019
Posted 23 December 2019 Christmas Day waste collection will be Thursday 26 December 2019

All other collections remain unchanged.

Christmas Holiday Opening Hours
Posted 16 December 2019 Christmas Holiday Opening Hours

SDWK Christmas 2019 from SDWK on Vimeo.

Shire News - 12 December 2019
Posted 11 December 2019 Shire News - 12 December 2019

Stay up to date with what's happening at the Shire!

Road Safety issues being addressed
Posted 11 November 2019 Road Safety issues being addressed

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Road Safety working group has welcomed community input into road safety issues in the Shire.

Public Notice of Council and Committee Meetings 2020
Posted 06 November 2019 Public Notice of Council and Committee Meetings 2020

At the Ordinary Council Meeting on 31 October 2019, Council approved the dates and times for the 2020 Council Meetings.

New Leadership for the West Kimberley
Posted 25 October 2019 New Leadership for the West Kimberley

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley welcomed Paul White, Keith Bedford, Pat Riley, Rowena Mouda and Steve Ross as Councillors at a Special Council Meeting last night, following the Local Government Election on Saturday 19 October 2019.

2019 Local Government Election Results
Posted 21 October 2019 2019 Local Government Election Results

The results of the 2019 Election have been announced.

Amended Department of Transport Agency Office Hours
Posted 21 October 2019 Amended Department of Transport Agency Office Hours

Department of Transport Agency hours have been amended from Monday 28 October 2019

School Holiday Fun!
Posted 16 October 2019 School Holiday Fun!

Cooking, swimming and drumbeat, science day, movie day and nights, multisport nights at the Derby Town Oval and Recreation Centre, disco night, hanging lantern making, a tour of the fire station and finishing off with an epic pool party! It was a jam packed two weeks of School Holiday fun.

Last chance to nominate -Community Citizen of the Year Awards!
Posted 16 October 2019 Last chance to nominate -Community Citizen of the Year Awards!

There’s not much time left to nominate for the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley’s Community Citizen of the Year Awards and recognise the achievements of people in our community.

Isaiah Firebrace in Fitzroy Crossing
Posted 27 September 2019 Isaiah Firebrace in Fitzroy Crossing

150 excited community members gathered on Wednesday when Isaiah Firebrace came to town. The X Factor winner and Eurovision Song Contest Finalist engaged the audience and spread the message about being proud of your community and proud of who you are.

Notice of Special Council Meeting - 24 October 2019
Posted 26 September 2019 Notice of Special Council Meeting - 24 October 2019

Special Council Meeting will be taking place on 24 October 2019

Derby Boxing Club’s new home
Posted 25 September 2019 Derby Boxing Club’s new home

Yesterday, the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and the Derby Boxing Club signed a User Agreement to establish a permanent home for the Club for the next two years. One of the squash courts at the Derby Recreation Centre will be set up to accommodate boxing classes, which is an exciting step for the Club and community.

Who are your Community Champions?
Posted 23 September 2019 Who are your Community Champions?

Courteney Perry, Pene Brown, Romy Wilson, Mary Aiken and the Derby Speedway Club were recognised as part of the Community Citizen of the Year Awards on Australia Day 2019 by the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley.

‘Live Deadly’ campaign launches in Pandanus Park
Posted 11 September 2019 ‘Live Deadly’ campaign launches in Pandanus Park

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley and community members from Pandanus Park, Mowanjum and Looma have joined forces to launch ‘Live Deadly’, a campaign that seeks to address the need for adult targeted health promotion programs within Indigenous communities.

Public Notice - Change of Ordinary Council Meeting Date and Venue
Posted 03 September 2019 Public Notice - Change of Ordinary Council Meeting Date and Venue

Public Notice

Free Pop-Up Movie Night - Derby
Posted 27 August 2019 Free Pop-Up Movie Night - Derby

Expression of Interest – Council Meeting Catering
Posted 13 August 2019 Expression of Interest – Council Meeting Catering

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is seeking Expressions of Interest from businesses wishing to provide light refreshments for Councillors and attendees at the Council Meeting on Thursday 29 August 2019.

Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Councillor Honoured
Posted 12 August 2019 Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Councillor Honoured

Shire of Derby/West Kimberley Councillor Peter McCumstie was among the twenty nine Local Government Elected Members and Officers recently honoured as part of the 2019 Local Government Convention held at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre over 7-9 August.

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