Community Consultation

The Shire's online consultation hub Your Say is a place for you to get involved and help shape Augusta Margaret River's future.

Your Say AMR Shire is regularly updated with project information so be sure to check in regularly and have your say on issues that affect you! 

Please take time to visit the page and engage with your local government and fellow community members

Fire season key dates

Restricted burning period (9 November - 21 December), 
Prohibited burning period (22 December - 13 March),
Restricted burning period (14 March - 12 May). 



The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.03pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018 in Duggan Pavillion, Cowaramup.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:



  • Proposed Amendment to Planning Approval P215478 to include North Point in Gracetown and a Licensed Bar Area ‘Corona Bar’ for the 2018 Margaret River Pro Surfing Event
  • Modification to developer Contributions – Cost Appointment Schedules
  • Cape to Cape Track – Winter Diversion
  • Boundary Realignment of Reserve 12298 – Wallcliffe Fire Brigade
  • Hooklift Truck and Dog Trailer Purchase
  • List of Payments January 2018
  • Financial Activity Statement Report – January 2018
  • Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes – 7 February 2018
  • Interest Free Loan Augusta Margaret River Districts Football Club Inc
  • Operational Plan 2017-18 Quarter 2 Report

The following agenda briefing sessions wil be held prior to the meeting, all members of the public are welcome to attend.:

4.00 – 4.30pm: Use of Wallcliffe Caves by Permit Holders, with presentation from Wayne Webb

4.30 – 5.00pm: Budget Timetable

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 5pm Thursday22 February 2018.

A review of all dog exercise areas across the Shire of Augusta Margaret River closed on Friday 16 February 2018, however opportunities to comment on the Augusta dog exercise areas has been EXTENDED by another three weeks.

We want to make sure you are aware the Blackwood River cut has impacted access to one of the exercise areas. We would like to hear your views on the suitability of current exercise areas and potential new areas that could be established.

Whether you're a dog owner, park or reserve user or someone who shares recreational spaces with dogs and their owners, we want to hear from you! Have your say via the online survey before Friday 9 March 2018.

Feedback received for the remainder of the Shire is currently under analysis and will be reported to Council in the coming months. For more information, please contact

In accordance with Part 4, Clause 11(1) of the Local Government (Functions and General) Regulations 1996 where tenders require to be publicly invited, the Shire of Augusta Margaret River is seeking responses from appropriate suppliers to undertake asbestos removal and reinstatement works at the Augusta Recreation Centre.

A copy of the Request for Tender documents (RFT) can be obtained from Jo Smith by calling (08) 9780 5255 or emailing  (including a note of the RFT reference number 03-18 in the email subject).

Please note that once you have obtained a copy of the RFT documents any clarifications you require in relation to the content or requirements of the RFT should be issued in writing to the attention of David Gunn at no later than 4pm AWST, Thursday 1 March 2018.

A compulsory site meeting will be held on Tuesday 27 February 2018 at 10.30 am AWST.

All tenders are to be received by the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River before the closing deadline of 2pm AWST, Monday 12 March 2018. No late tenders will be accepted.

Tenders must be delivered by hand and placed in the Tender Box at the Shire of Augusta Margaret River, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River (by the Tenderer or the Tenderer’s private agent) or sent through the mail to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, PO Box 61, Margaret River, WA  6285.

Electronic or facsimile Tenders will not be accepted.

Canvassing of the Elected Councillors or Officers will result in immediate disqualification of the relevant Tender.



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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
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