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Community members are being asked to share their views on what they think are the most important elements in building a creative and culturally-diverse community. 
The feedback received by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be used to inform a review of the Shire’s ‘Creative Blueprint’ (2014-2018) and supporting policies. The ‘Creative Blueprint’ focuses on enhancing the area’s cultural participation and vibrancy through arts and culture initiatives, events and infrastructure.
There will be both online and face-to-face opportunities for the community to share their thoughts.

Please visit YourSay to access the existing documents and share your thoughts

Join the Art and Culture Community Forum where facilitator Niomi O’Hara will host an interactive discussion on the future of art and culture in the Shire. This event is open to all and light refreshments are included.
Tuesday 5 March 2019
5:30 – 7pm
Margaret River Council Chambers
Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River
Please RSVP to Shire Community Development Officer, Jessica Black on (08) 9780 5276 or

Shire Community Development Officer, Jessica Black said that art and culture is an important aspect of our community. It fosters personal development, social cohesion, health and wellbeing, economic prosperity and local identity.
“Arts and culture is a way of expressing who our community is: our people, our values, our region, and our history,” she said.
“It’s what sets us apart and makes us uniquely Augusta-Margaret River.”
For further details please contact the Shire on (08) 9780 5255 or

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