Community Consultation


The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 8 March 2017 in Council Chambers, Allnutt Terrace, Augusta.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:

  • Bushfire Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes – 15 February 2017
  • Flinders Bay Masterplan
  • Closure of Rigby Street and Disposal of Shire Land
  • Compliance Audit return 2016
  • Scheme Amendment Lot 145 Cowaramup Bay Road
  • Speedway Lease
  • Omnibus 3
  • ESL Submission
  • Proposed Park Home Park – Lots 104 and 105 Bussell Highway, Margaret River
  • Local Emergency Management Committee Meeting  Minutes

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 3 March 2017.

Preparations for the 2017-18 Budget have commenced.

Members of the community and community groups have an opportunity to apply for financial assistance from the Shire through Council Contributions to support events, the provision of services and maintenance of facilities within the Shire.

The Council Contribution Guidelines and Application Form can be accessed via the Shire’s website

For further information or assistance please contact Hannah Waters, Executive Assistant Corporate and Community Services on 9780 5638 or

All applications must be submitted on the official application form and be received by 4pm, Monday 20 March 2017.

The local government has received an application to use and/or develop land for the following purpose and public comments are invited.

Proposed:  Telecommunications Infrastructure (Mobile Phone Tower)

  • 40m high monopole and antennas
  • Infrastructure sited in secure compound
  • Monopole located 40m from Brockman Highway

Property Address:   Lot 100 Clews Road, Cowaramup

Closing date for Submissions:   16 MARCH 2017                    

Application Number:      P217066

Details of the above proposal(s) can be viewed below:

Telecommunication Tower Plans

Submission Form

Any person wishing to comment should do so in writing or by email to on or by the closing date as indicated above, with all submissions quoting the relevant application number.  This proposal has been advertised to provide an opportunity for the public to comment.  The Shire will determine the application on its merits having due regard to any submissions received within the advertising period.

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River proposes to continue to close two portions of Darch Road to vehicle traffic for a further 12 months under Section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995.

The closures are as per the existing closures being from:

- Intersection of Darch Road and Halcyon Crescent road reserve south to the northern boundary of the John Archibald Drive road reserve.

- from the southern boundary of John Archibald Drive road reserve to approximately 100 metres north of Rosa Brook Road.

The purpose of the closure is to allow for the continued use the existing walk and cycle trail along this section of Darch Road in accordance with the endorsed East Margaret River Structure Plan. Properties with existing access from the Darch Road reserve will be permitted to use the trail for vehicle and/or farm machinery access to their properties.  The closure would commence on the 1 February 2017 for a period of 12 months.

Written comments are invited from interested persons and should be submitted via email to or to in writing to Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, PO Box 61 Margaret River WA   6285.  The closing date for submissions is 4pm on Wednesday 15 March 2017.

Further details may be obtained by contacting Council’s Technical Officer, Doug Sims, on 9780 5287 or


The next Audit and Risk Management Committee Meeting will be held at 4.00pm  Wednesday 8 March 2017 in Council Chambers, 66 Allnutt Terrace, Augusta.

All members of the public are welcome to attend.

For further information contact Claire Schiller on 9780 5205 or

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Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

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