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

Ordinary Meeting of Council

12 April 2018


Fire season key dates

10 April 2018

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

Expressions of Interest - Commercial Activities at Margaret River Skate Park

25 April 2018

Expressions of interest are invited from interested parties to operate a skate school...

Final Approval - Amendment No. 16 - Lot 9000 Brockman Road, Cowaramup

25 April 2018

Planning and Development Act 2005 Approved Local Planning Scheme Amendment Shire of Augusta Margaret...

Media releases

Lions Club contribute to additional Youth Precinct features

26 April 2018

The Lions Club of Margaret River have generously increased their contribution towards...

Gracetown beaches reopen as of 6pm this evening

26 April 2018

Gracetown beaches will reopen again this evening as of 6pm (Thursday 26...

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...

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Contact the Shire

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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