Community Consultation


The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 12 April 2017 in Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:


  • Turner Caravan Park Tender – Chalets, Storage Facility and Ablution Upgrade
  • Long Term Financial Plan
  • Rotary Park – Nature Play Concept Plan
  • Speedway Lease
  • Amendment 51 and related Structure Plan – Devon Drive, Margaret River – for initiation
  • Confidential – Redgate Lime offer arising out of Tribunal mediation
  • Review of Credit Card Policy
  • In Principle Scheme Amendment related Structure Plan – Lot 632 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River
  • Scheme Amendment 44 and associated Structure Plan - 10296 (Lot 122) Bussell Highway, Witchcliffe

All members of the public are welcome to attend.

For further information and requests for deputations, please visit or contact Claire Schiller on (08) 9780 5205 or email

*This list is subject to change. A final list of agenda items and briefings will be available on the Shire’s website from 12pm Friday 7 April 2017.

The Shire is currently in the process of developing a Masterplan for Flinders Bay.

The purpose of the plan is to set the direction for future improvement and management works upon Shire managed land within the Flinders Bay settlement.

The plan has been developed with input from the community obtained during initial phases of consultation.

We now invite you to review the final draft and provide your input prior to the matter being considered by Council.

The draft Flinders Bay Masterplan can be viewed by Clicking Here or you can visit the “Your Say” page link

The plan is open to the public until Friday 14 April 2017.

The summer opening hours of the Shire’s Transfer Stations have been extended to the end of April.
Normal opening hours will continue to (including) Sunday 30 April 2017.

Those with winter operating hours will now be:

Cowaramup Bay Road, Cowaramup
Saturday only from 8am to 4pm commencing on Saturday 6 May 2017.

Poole Road, Kudardup
Sunday only from 8am to 4pm commencing on Sunday 7 May

There is no change to Rosa brook and Alexander Bridge. 

Next summer’s opening hours will also change to commence on 1 October 2017. A reminder will be circulated prior to this date.

The count down is on for the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro! The world’s best male and female surfers are heading to Surfers Point Prevelly between March 29th and April 9th, with local trials set to take place on March 28th.

Here is some important event info you’ll need to know:

  • It’s a free spectator event! You can head to the point to watch the best surfers in the world compete, just make sure you check out at 7am each day to see if the event is running, on hold or a lay day has been called.
  • There are free shuttle buses operating on the days the event is running, these will be doing constant loops from Prevelly and Gnarabup parking areas to Surfers Point.
  • In the event that the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro is moved to North Point, there will be limited parking available for event officials, judges and surfers. There will be no facilities available for spectators, so we encourage you to stay at Surfers Point and watch the action live on our big screens, with food, bathrooms and facilities all readily available.
  • Bump in for the event will be happening from 22nd March to the 28th March, the Northern section between Surfers Point car park to Rivermouth Road will be closed to the general public including vehicles and pedestrians during this time.
  • From the 28th March to the 9th of April (the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro event window) the Surfers Point car park will be closed to public vehicles, but pedestrian access will be available to the Rivermouth via Surfers Point.
  • From the 10th of April to 14th of April the Surfers Point car park and Rivermouth car park will be closed all pedestrians and vehicles for event bump out.
  • Surfers Point Road from Mitchell Drive including Rivermouth Road will be closed from the 29th of March (in accordance with the approved traffic management) from 7:00am – 5:00pm each day the event is running.
  • If you live in Prevelly, Gnarabup,and Gracetown you should have received your pink resident parking pass. If you require additional resident passes there will be a small allocation available at the Shire of Augusta Margaret River Office, 41 Walcliffe Road Margaret River.
  • We want you to stay safe throughout the event and there will be extra police monitoring street drinking, drink driving and road safety. Please make sure you stay safe during the Drug Aware Margaret River Pro.



The Shire would like to notify members of the public that there will be a Special Meeting of Council to be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 12.15pm in Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the following item:

  • Finalisation of Architectural Tender for HEART Project - CONFIDENTIAL

For further information please contact Claire Schiller on 9780 5205 or


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