Notices and Tenders

The Shire is working with all sectors in the community to shape and implement the COVID-19 response in Augusta Margaret River. This is focused on making sure our community is connected, coordinated and keeping up to date with the best information to keep people safe.

We have also established Wellness Services to support our community during this pandemic. As part of this, you may receive a phone call from a Shire staff member just to check in with you. 

There has never been a more important time for our community to stick together. We all have a role to play in helping each other right now.

What you can do:

  • Check in on your neighbours in a safe way, share phone numbers and help each other out where you can. Check out our website for templates.
  • If you’re part of a group that can help or have an idea, let us know about it!

Connect with us by emailing recovery@amrshire.wa.gov.au  or phone (08) 9780 5255.

Visit amrshire.wa.gov.au or facebook.com/AMRShire for updated information.

 

Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Adoption of Local Laws

Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2020

Cemeteries Local Law 2020

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River has made amendments to two local laws: Cemeteries Local Law and Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law.

The purpose and effect of the amendments to the Cemeteries Local Law 2020 is to allow for more flexibility and control in relation to burials.

The purpose and effect of the amendments to the Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2020 is to provide for more clarity in relation to regulation of certain activities in public places and to bring the local law up to date with model local laws.

A copy of the local laws may be requested for inspection by calling the Shire offices on 9780 5255 or emailing spdplanning@amrshire.wa.gov.au between the hours of 9.00am and 4.00pm Monday to Friday and available on line https://www.amrshire.wa.gov.au/news/community-consultation

The Local Laws will come into operation on 7 April 2020.

STEPHANIE ADDISON-BROWN

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Shire of Augusta Margaret River
Appointment of Bush Fire Control Officer

The following person has been appointed by the Chief Executive Officer of the Shire of Augusta Margaret River under section 38 of the Bush Fires Act 1954, as Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer for the purposes of the Bush Fires Act 1954:

Shire Deputy Bush Fire Control Officer — Adam Jasper

STEPHANIE ADDISON-BROWN
Chief Executive Officer

Ashton Street - works have progressed well, still partially open to all public whilst intermittent works are carried out.

Leeuwin Road - works are anticipated to be completed within 2 weeks, weather permitting.  Traffic management is still in place, so please continue to follow traffic controllers and speed limits as sign posted.

Warner Glen Road - In accordance with section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – Closing certain thoroughfares to vehicles).  Works being carried out by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be full road reconstruction from Brockman Highway to Wright Road.  These works are funded by Regional Road Group grant by Main Roads and the Shire.

These works are programmed to commence the week of 13 April 2020 and will take approximately 6 weeks to complete, weather permitting.

During full road reconstruction works, traffic management will be in place and some delays are likely.  The Shire will endeavour to avoid lengthy delays, however, where an alternative route is possible, please consider this.  

Should you have any further enquiries regarding these works, please contact the Shire's Acting Coordinator Works, Phil Lantzke on 0437 516 338 or via email:  plantzke@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Wallcliffe Road - In accordance with section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – Closing certain thoroughfares to vehicles).  Works being carried out by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be asphalt overlay and kerbing works will commence Monday 30 March 2020 and are anticipated to take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting. 

There will be partial lane closures only and  traffic management in place along with possible delays.  The Shire will endeavour to avoid lengthy delays, however, where an alternative route is possible, please consider this.

Should you have any further enquiries regarding these works, please contact the Shire's Acting Coordinator Works, Phil Lantzke on 0437 516 338 or via email:  plantzke@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Rotary Park - The Shire will be commencing works at Rotary Park this coming week, 30 March.  We will be replacing the existing BBQ's and upgrading seating next to Old Kate.

During these works, no access will be allowed to the construction site.  Works are anticipated to be completed in a week, weather permitting.

If you have any enquiries relating to these works, please contact Acting Manager Works, Grant Kirby on 0448 127 281.

Flinders Bay POS - road works will be carried out from Monday 30 March 2020 on the internal road.  The works will be reconstruction of the through road at Flinders Bay POS.  (See map below - works to be carried out between the 2 red stars).

The road will be closed to traffic during works and access to the construction area will be closed.  Access to the location will be open south of the old boat ramp entrance and parking is available on the grass.  All of the playground, amenities - bbq and toilets are still available for use.

If you have any further enquiries regarding these works, please contact the Shire's Acting Coordinator Works, Phil Lantzke on 0437 516 338 or via email:  plantzke@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Flinders Bay POS Road works location

In accordance with Section 6.11(2)(b) of the Local Government Act 1995, notice is given of the intention to transfer $2 million from the Waste Management Reserve to be used for the purpose of funding a Covid-19 Community Care Package.

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Contact the Shire

Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
9am-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512

Augusta

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

Emergencies

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