Notices and Tenders

Planning and Development Act 2005


Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Amendment No. 66 to Local Planning Scheme No. 1

Ref: TPS/2609 P219716

IT is hereby notified for public information, in accordance with section 87 of the Planning and Development Act 2005 that the Minister for Planning approved the Shire of Augusta Margaret River Local Planning Scheme amendment on 4 November 2020 for the purpose of:

a.      Delete current Restricted Use 17 provisions and insert the new provisions into Schedule 3.

b.      Amending the Scheme map to separate Lot 32 Darch Road, Margaret River into three Restricted Use precincts as follows:

·                               RU 17A ‘Buffer Industry’

·                               RU 17B ‘Light Industry’

·                               RU 17C ‘General Industry’

The Scheme Text will be published only in the Government Gazette in accordance with Regulation 23.



The next Ordinary Meeting of Council will be held at 5.30pm on Wednesday 9 December 2020 in the Margaret River Council Chambers, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.  Items which may be considered at the meeting include*:


  • List of Payments – October 2020
  • Monthly / Financial Report – October 2020
  • Alexandra Bridge Foreshore Management Plan
  • Audit and Risk Management Committee Meeting Minutes
  • Salmon Place Structure Plan – Lot 151
  • Scheme Amendment No.68 – Gnarabup
  • Augusta Leisure Centre Lease
  • Proposed Holiday House (Large) – 39 (Lot 21) Isaacs Road, Margaret River
  • Housing Advocacy Officer Project – Fourth (final) Quarter, Year Three Report
  • Draft Local Planning Policy 15 – Main Street Activation
  • Lease to Community Pantry Inc. on Reserve 27301
  • Transfer of Ownership of Commercial Jetty and Change in Vesting of Reserve 41047 – Ellis Street, Augusta


For further information and requests for deputations or submission of public questions, please contact the Governance Officer / Council Support, 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 Friday 27 November 2020.




The next Audit and Risk Management Committee Meeting will be held at 1.30pm Wednesday 9 December 2020 in Mainbreak, 41 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.


All members of the public are welcome to attend.


For further information contact Claire Schiller on 9780 5205 or

From Friday 27 November 2020, detour routes in the Margaret River town centre will change.

  • The section Bussell Highway from the Tunbridge Street/Churchill Avenue intersection to Willmott Avenue will open to vehicles and cyclists.
  • The section of Bussell Highway, South of the intersection with Willmott Ave to Wallcliffe Road will remain closed.
  • Fearn Avenue ( from the intersection with Bussell Highway to the laneway connecting with Tunbridge Street) will remain closed.

Detours and traffic management will be in place during this period. Please follow the directions of traffic management personnel and follow the directional detour signage at all times.

Thank you for your continued patience as works progress to complete the Margaret River Main Street Makeover.

Please contact Shire on 9780 5255 for any further enquiries or visit for more information.

The Shire has drafted a new Community, Economic, Environmental and Events Funding Policy to provide financial support to community, arts and culture, sporting and environmental organisations and individuals. This draft policy applies to all Shire grants, donations and in-kind contributions (including fee waivers) made by the Shire to enhance social, environmental, cultural and economic outcomes, aligning the Shire’s funding policy to its key strategies and plans.

Feedback on the draft policy is open from 26 November to 18 December 2020. Visit to access the draft policy and submit your feedback. Contact or visit the Shire office to request a paper copy of this consultation.


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Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

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