Community Consultation



The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 24 October 2018  in Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:


  • Telecommunications Infrastructure (mobile phone tower) 95 Latch Road, Deepdene
  • Cleaning Tender
  • CapeROC Meeting – 31 August 2018
  • Planning Consultation Guidelines
  • Funding and Grant Availability for Environmental Projects and Initiatives


The following agenda briefing session will be held prior to the meeting:
3.30 - 4.00pm Augusta Margaret River Clean Community Energy


All members of the public are welcome to attend.


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 11 October  2018.

Culture and art are integral to life within the Shire and deeply aligned to the Shire of Augusta Margaret River's Vision and Community Strategic Plan 2036.

As part of this review of these documents we want to hear from you about what is important in a creative and culturally diverse community.

Public Art are works that are accessible to the public and can include:

  • sculptures
  • paintings
  • etchings
  • ephemeral works
  • community art collaborations

The Culturally Active Communities Policy and the Creative Blueprint aim to:

  • Develop and enhance our cultural participation and vibrancy
  • Support the cultural economy
  • Showcase the history and culture of the region

Your feedback on how these policies and plans will guide our cultural future is important.

You can access copies of the policies and plans and provide your thoughts and comments in the forum and Q&A on Your Say or contact the Community Development team directly here.


Ellis Street Boat Ramp, Augusta – Temporary Closure


The Ellis Street boat ramp will be closed from Monday 22 October to Friday 2 November 2018 to allow construction of a universal access floating finger jetty adjacent to the boat ramp. 


During this period, boat launching can be undertaken at nearby boat ramps on the Blackwood River at The Colourpatch and at Irwin Street.


The finger jetty will aid boat launching at this location and is jointly funded by the Shire and the state government, through the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme.


For further information, please contact David Nicholson on 9780 5282 or


Expressions of interests are invited from interested parties to operate a mobile food business from the following locations for a maximum period of 1 year:

  • Rotary Park Carpark, Reserve 18451;
  • Margaret River Civic Administration Centre and Youth Precinct, Wallcliffe Road Reserve;
  • Surfers Point Carpark, Reserve 41545;
  • Rivermouth Carpark, Reserve 41545; and
  • Flinders Bay Carpark, Reserve 24653.

A copy of the Expression of Interest document can be obtained from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River Offices, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River or by this link: Expression of Interest Mobile Food Business and Application form 

Expressions of interest must be submitted to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Augusta Margaret River, PO Box 61 Margaret River WA 6285 or emailed to by 3pm, Wednesday 7 November 2018.

Gary Evershed


Shire of Augusta Margaret River
Appointment of Bush Fire Control Officers

The following persons are authorised as Bush Fire Control Officers for the District of the Shire of Augusta Margaret River and are appointed pursuant to Section 38 Bush Fires Act 1954 (as amended).

Bush Fire Control Officer – Kudardup West – Scott Hamilton
Bush Fire Control Officer – Kudardup East – Matthew Nield

Chief Executive Officer

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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


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