Important Fire Season Information

The Restricted Burning Period commenced as planned on 14 March 2018 and will continue through until 12 May 2018 (unless otherwise amended).
For important information regarding fire season requirements, including when and where campfires are permitted, please refer to the 2017/18 Fuel Hazard Reduction and Firebreak Notice

Campfires are now permitted in Shire-owned/managed campgrounds including Turner Caravan Park, Flinders Bay Caravan Park and Alexandra Bridge Campground. Campfires must: 

  • only be lit in designated fire pits
  • always have a person in attendance
  • only be lit after 6pm and must be extinguished before 11pm.

Refer to for campfire requirements in State-managed parks. 


Shire dates

Ordinary Meeting of Council

9 May 2018

The next Shire of Augusta Margaret River Ordinary Meeting of Council will...

Community consultation

Fire season key dates

10 April 2018

Restricted burning period (9 November - 21 December),  Prohibited burning period (22 December -...

Rotary Park - renewal of equipment and infrastructure

20 April 2018

As part of the ongoing relationship between the Shire of Augusta Margaret...


18 April 2018

The Local Emergency Management Committee Meeting will be held in the Margaret...

Local Planning Strategy and Scheme Review 2018/19

13 April 2018

Help shape the neighbourhoods and towns of the Shire for the next...

Media releases

Beaches open following recent shark activity near Gracetown

20 April 2018

Beaches in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River between Ellensbrook and North...

Help shape the neighbourhoods and towns of the Shire for the next generation

20 April 2018

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is calling for community input into...

Gracetown beaches closed, warning for Gnarabup to Gnoocardup

16 April 2018

Beachgoers in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River are being urged to...

Margaret River Youth Precinct update

6 April 2018

Construction works at the Margaret River Youth Precinct have been progressing well...

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Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512


66 Allnut Terrace
Monday to Friday
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255


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