Notices and Tenders

In accordance with Part 4 of the Local Government (Functions and General) Regulations 1996, the Shire of Augusta Margaret River is seeking Expression of Interest from appropriate parties for the provision of Architectural Design Services for the Margaret River Aquatic Centre.

A copy of the Expression of Interest documents (EOI) can be obtained by emailing  (including a note of the EOI reference EOI 04-21 in the email subject).

All expressions are to be received by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River before the closing deadline of 2pm (AWST) Friday, 15 January 2021. No late submissions will be accepted.

EOIs must be lodged electronically to The email subject must include the text “EOI 04-21 – SUBMISSION”. If the submission is too large to deliver by email, respondents may email a drop box link to the Shire at the above email address.

Hard copy or facsimile EOIs will not be accepted.

Further information on the EOI and EOI process can be obtained by contacting Project and Procurement Officer, Louise Bowling on (08) 9780 5682.

Canvassing of the Elected Councillors or Officers will result in immediate disqualification of the relevant EOI.



The Shire in partnership with Alzheimer's WA is hosting a  free workshop for family members and friends who know or care for a person living with dementia in the community (not suitable for people with a diagnosis of dementia).

This one day workshop provides participants with an understanding of dementia, insight into what occurs when a person develops dementia and communication skills to best support a person living with dementia.

Date: Tuesday 1 December 2020

Time: 9am - 4pm

Venue: Church Gallery, Margaret River Community Resource Centre

Food and refreshments will be provided.

Places are limited and registration is essential. To register or for more information contact Community Development Officer, Kim Rosenfeld on (08) 9780 5233 or email

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River wishes to advise community members and visitors to our region that the following offices and facilities will be closed as follows:

Shire office and Depot
Margaret River Civic Administration Centre and Depot
Closed from 12.30pm, 11 Dec 2020 return to normal business hours 14 Dec 2020

Margaret River Library
Closed from 12pm, 11 Dec 2020 return to normal business hours 12 Dec 2020

Recreation Centre
Margaret River Recreation Centre
Closed from 12.30pm, 11 Dec 2020 return to normal business hours 12 Dec 2020

Margaret River HEART
Closed from 1pm, 11 Dec 2020 return to normal business hours 14 Dec 2020

Waste Facilities
Waste Transfer stations will be operating as normal.

Emergency or after hours contacts

Fire and Emergency - 000
Emergency Callout - 0409 805 255 (storm damage, trees down, flooding)
Ranger Services – 9780 5695

The Shire apologises for any inconvenience caused by its closure.

In the meantime, you may find what you are looking for on our website at or Recreation Centre on

The Shire wishes all community members and visitors to our beautiful region, a safe and happy time.

Planning and Development Act 2005


Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Scheme Amendment No. 63 to Local Planning Scheme No. 1

Ref:  TPS/2574  P219557

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:

1.    Amending the Scheme maps by applying ‘Tourism’ (‘T22’) designation to the land;

2.    Inserting special conditions into Schedule 12.

Cr I Earl                                                                                              S Addison-Brown

Shire President                                                                                 Chief Executive Officer

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

The 2020-21 Rate Incentive 10x $200 Prizes towards payment of rates have now been drawn and our winners are:

1st Prize- S Hart, MOUNT LAWLEY

2nd Prize- D Mann, AUGUSTA

3rd Prize- B and S Jordan, AUGUSTA

4th Prize- M and J Sangmeister, MARGARET RIVER

5th Prize- R and R Newton, SORRENTO

6th Prize- L and A Westcott, MARGARET RIVER

7th Prize- S and S Moore, MARGARET RIVER

8th Prize- L Folkard, MARGARET RIVER

9th Prize- S Kennedy, PEPPERMINT GROVE

10th Prize- D and N Brearley, YALLINGUP

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Contact the Shire

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


66 Allnut Terrace
Tues, Wed, Thurs
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255


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