Community Consultation

You are invited to view and comment on the Draft Cowaramup Bay Coastal Management Plan which has been released for community consultation.  The Plan has been prepared to ensure that recreational useage and visitation is managed such that the important and unique environmental, cultural and recreational values of the area are maintained. 

The plan has been broken into five management areas:

Zone 1 – South Point/Huzzas;

Zone 2 – Melaleuca Beach;

Zone 3 – Swimmers Beach;

Zone 4 – Cowaramup Brook to the National Park boundary; and

Zone 5 – Northpoint boat ramp and carpark area.

The draft Plan includes recommendations relating to erosion, access management, revegetation, weed control, community involvement, signage and a range of other matters.

Significant community consultation has already been undertaken through preparation of the plan and prior the release for public comment.  Results from the consultation period will be presented to Council prior to the formal adoption of the Plan.

Submission forms should be submitted via email to or by post to PO Box 61, Margaret River, 6285 by 4pm Friday 4 October 2019.

Please contact Merryn Delaney on 9780 5221 or for further information.

Stephanie Addison-Brown, Chief Executive Officer

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