Notices and Tenders

ConnectGroups in collaboration with the Shire invites Community Groups based in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River to hear about exciting funding opportunities, attend training and development sessions and receive one-on-one support for group development and management.

Roles and Responsibilities of Committee Members
Tuesday 11 August 2020  1.00pm - 3.00pm
Shire of Augusta Margaret River, Mainbreak Meeting Room, 41 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River
This workshop will provide Community Groups with the knowledge to understand good governance and the roles and responsibilities of Committee members.
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Grants Information Session
Tuesday 11 August 2020  3.30pm - 4.30pm
Shire of Augusta Margaret River, Mainbreak Meeting Room, 41 Wallcliffe Road Margaret River
Join an information session about the Shire's Community Development and Events Grants and new Easy Grants and tips for applying, followed by ConnectGroups presentation on their Pay It Forward, Dream It Forward and Give It Forward Grants programs. 
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Intro to Marketing and Social Media
Wednesday 12 August 2020  9.00am - 10.30am
Margaret River Youth Precinct, Youth Zone Room, Wallcliffe Road Margaret River
This workshop will provide an introduction to marketing and Social Media for Community Groups and is designed for new groups developing their branding and, for established groups who need fresh ideas on how to promote their group. 
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Leadership and What Makes a Good Facilitator 
Wednesday 12 August 2020  11.00am - 12.30pm
Margaret River Youth Precinct, Youth Zone Room, Wallcliffe Road Margaret River
This workshop will define what makes an effective facilitator, the roles and responsibilities of a group facilitator and effective communication. 
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Intensive Support
Tuesday 11 August 2020 and Wednesday 12 August 2020
One-on-one support is available during ConnectGroups visit to chat about your group's specific needs and issues you may be facing.
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For further information about ConnectGroups' visit to the Shire of Augusta Margaret River, please call (08) 9364 6909 or email info@connectgroups.org.au

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River wishes to advise community members and visitors to our region that the following offices and facilities will be closed in the afternoon on Thursday 6 August 2020 for an annual all staff meeting:

Shire offices and Depot:

Margaret River Civic Administration Centre from 12.30pm
Margaret River Depot from 12.45pm
Augusta office from 12pm
Augusta Depot from 12pm 

Return to normal business hours Friday 7  August 2020.

Libraries

Margaret River from 12.30pm
Augusta from 12pm

Recreation Centre

Margaret River Recreation Centre will be operating as normal

Waste Facility

Davis Road Witchcliffe will be operating as normal
Waste Transfer stations will be operating as normal

Emergency or after hours contacts:
Fire and Emergency – 000
Works Depot services - 0409 805 255
Ranger Services - 0419 902 540

The Shire apologises for any inconvenience caused by its closure.

The Shire's Community Consultation and Stakeholder Engagement Policy has undergone a scheduled review and is now open for comment from the community. Visit www.yoursay.amrshire.wa.gov.au to read the drafted policy and complete the short survey before 7 August 2020. For a hardcopy survey or for more information, please contact Stacey Hutt at amrshire@amrshire.wa.gov.au

The Shire has drafted a Draft Strengthening Community Capacity Policy and Plan which details how we support the community and its volunteers, both individuals and groups, to build community well being and resilience across the Augusta Margaret River region. These documents are now open for comment from the community. Visit www.yoursay.amrshire.wa.gov.au to read the drafted documents and complete the short survey before 14 August 2020. For a hardcopy survey or for more information, please contact Jason Cleary at amrshire@amrshire.wa.gov.au

Please note there is an error in the Resource Recovery Guide 2020/21 bin day calendar.
Printed guides that were posted out have red bin collection for the first week of August instead of yellow.

Please continue with the existing routine of putting out your bins as per the amended calendar below.

Copies can also be downloaded here or hard copy versions collected from the Shire office.

Thanks for your understanding.

Bin collection calendar 2020-21

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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
Tues, Wed, Thurs
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255

Emergencies

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

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