Important fire season dates

Restricted Burning Period – 9 November 2018 to 21 December 2018

A permit to burn is required. Contact your Fire Control Officer (FCO).

Prohibited Burning Period – 22 December 2018 to 13 March 2019

Burning is prohibited. No campfires.

More details and FCO contact information is available in the Bushfire Management Notice 2018-2019

Community resilience resource

When a local tragedy occurs the impact on a small community can be widespread. The Shire has a range of resources that may assist at this time.

Shire dates

Ordinary Meeting of Council

23 January 2019

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

Community consultation

Important fire season dates

7 November 2018

Restricted Burning Period – 9 November 2018 to 21 December 2018 A permit...

Draft Community Group and Sporting Club Communications Policy

19 December 2018

Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on 12 December 2018 resolved to...

Notice of Ordinary Council Meeting

13 December 2018


Gracetown Footpath and Carpark

29 November 2018

Gracetown Footpath and Carpark – Cowaramup Bay Road – from Melaleuca beach...

Media releases

Macro-algal bloom warning for near Augusta

17 December 2018

The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River have erected warning signs at the Molloy...

Wheelchair provides beach access for mobility limited

12 December 2018

People with mobility limitations will be able to dip their toes into...

Margaret River to be become dementia-friendly

11 December 2018

Margaret River is set to become the state’s third dementia-friendly town following...

Volunteers celebrated at annual awards night

6 December 2018

Over 100 volunteers and their friends and family members attended the 2018 Thank...

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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


For contact details for fire, police, bushfire brigades, hospitals, storm damage, power outages, etc please see the emergency contact page

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment call us through the National Relay Service

Change of details form

To ensure that you receive your Rates Notice on time we need to be updated on changes. You can do this online.