Notices and Tenders

Surf Lifesaving have wrapped up their patrols for this season at the Rivermouth Beach in Prevelly. Patrols will resume for the next season starting Friday 17 December 2021. Please be advised there will be no lifeguards on duty until this time. Beachgoers are advised to take care and execerise caution when entering the water.For emergencies, call 000.

Project summary:  In accordance with section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – Closing certain thoroughfares to vehicles), the Shire provides notice that maintenance works are planned for Carters Road Bridge.  The work includes the removal of road pavement, repairs to the timber deck and pavement reinstatement.

Commencement date:  These works are programmed to commence Monday 10 May 2021. Completion is anticipated to be achieved by Thursday 20 May 2021 (weather permitting).

Traffic Management:  Traffic management will be in place. Refer to the attached Detour Plan for access details.

Property Access:  During works, no traffic will be permitted over the bridge. Therefore, Carters Road will be closed at the bridge location.

Further Information:  Should you have any enquiries regarding these works, please contact Rachel Sweeney, Project Engineer, on 9780 5659 or via email [email protected]

Carters Road Bridge detour map

Project Summary:  In accordance with section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – closing certain thoroughfares to vehicles), The Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be undertaking path upgrade works on Wallcliffe Rd and Fearn Ave.  These works will involve the upgrade of the path to improve pedestrian safety and alleviate drainage concerns.

Commencement Date:  These works are scheduled to commence in May and will take approximately one week to complete, weather permitting

Traffic Management:Traffic Management will be in place and will cause some delays on the roads and intersection point.  Works are programmed to be completed as soon as possible to minimise disruption to the community.

Property Access:  Minimal disruption to all properties and alternative pedestrian and vehicle detours will be in place.

Further Information:  If you have any questions regarding these works please contact the Shire's Project Engineer, Rachel Sweeney, on 08 9780 5659 or [email protected]

Higgins Street

Project Summary:  In accordance with section 3.50A of the Local Government Act 1995, Part 3 (functions of Local Governments – partial closure of thoroughfares for repairs and maintenance), The Shire of Augusta Margaret River will be undertaking upgrade works on Higgins Street, Margaret River.  These works will involve the upgrade and reconstruction of the road and construction of a new shared path. (Please note paper notice incorrect, this is correct at time of publishing.)

Commencement Date:  These works are scheduled to commence in May and will take approximately 3 weeks to complete, weather permitting.

Traffic Management:  Traffic Management will be in place and will cause some delays.  Works are programmed to be completed as soon as possible to minimise disruption to the community. Please follow directions given by on-site traffic management operators.

Property Access:  The road will be closed during construction with only local traffic access to properties.  Minimal disruption to all properties and alternative pedestrian and vehicle detours will be in place.

Further Information:  If you have any questions regarding these works please contact the Shire's Project Engineer, Rachel Sweeney, on 08 9780 5659 or [email protected]

Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Potential Closure of Road under s3.50 of Local Government Act

Portion of Fearn Avenue, Margaret River

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is considering whether to close a portion of Fearn Avenue to vehicle traffic under Section 3.50 of the Local Government Act 1995.

The Shire is seeking input into the use of the first 50m section west of Bussell Hwy as either shared vehicle and pedestrian space or being closed to vehicles. 

Proposal details and feedback can be submitted through the Shires Your Say website  https://yoursay.amrshire.wa.gov.au/fearn-avenue, or request a submission form by emailing [email protected]  or alternatively by contacting the Shires Manager of Asset Services, David Nicholson, via phone 9780 5282.

The closing date for submissions is 4pm, Friday 23 April 2021.

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Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
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Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512

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66 Allnut Terrace
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