Community Consultation



The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 8 May 2019 in Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:


  • Sports and Recreation Advisory Committee meeting Minutes 3 April 2019
  • Bush Fire Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes 20 March 2019
  • Monthly Financial Report – March 2019
  • List of Payments – March 2019
  • Councillor Briefings, Concept Forums, Workshops – Quarterly Report
  • Sustainable Economy Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 8 April 2019


The following agenda briefing sessions will be held prior to th emeeting, all members of the public are welcome to attend.

2.30 - 3.00pm: 2019/20 Rate Modelling

3.00 - 3.30pm 2019/20 Fees and Charges


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 6pm Thursday 25 April 2019.

Restricted Burning Period – 18 March 2019 to 12 May 2019 (unless varied)

The Prohibited Burning Period will be SUSPENDED at Midnight (2400hrs) on Sunday, 17 March 2019.

During the Restricted Burning Period, burning may only be undertaken with a valid Permit issued by an authorised Bush Fire Control Officer.

More details and FCO contact information is available in the Bush Fire Management Information Notice 2018-2019. 

The Local Emergency Management Committee Meeting will be held in the Margaret River Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River on Wednesday 15 May commencing at 4.30pm.

All members of the public are welcome to attend.

For further information, please contact Shire Community Development Officer, Katie Taylor on 9780 5233 or  

Dale Putland

Acting Chief Executive Officer

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

Proposed:                                     Shop (Supermarket) & Pylon Sign

Property Address:                         2 (Lot 6) Peake Street, Cowaramup

Closing date for Submissions:       9 MAY 2019                            

Application Number:                      P219152

Details of the above proposal is available for inspection at the Shire Office during normal office hours.  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.  You may wish to download the Submission Form.  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 are removing and replacing the existing Western verandah adjacent to the Margaret River Tennis/ Junior Football Club change rooms.

These works are expected to commence 23 April 2019 and last approximately six weeks.

For inquiries, contact the Shires Coordinator Building Assets and Maintenance, at

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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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