Emergency contacts and resource directory

Major emergencies are an unfortunate fact of life and can come in many forms or types of hazard, including bushfire, flood, severe storm events and major road transport crashes.

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River faces the potential risk of a variety of emergencies both natural and man-made, due to the combination of the Shire’s topographical features, land developments and tourism.

The way we prepare for these events can make the difference between the emergency being managed without significant loss and disruption or a disaster that can have a major impact on life, property and the environment.

History shows that to minimise both the occurrence and impact of emergencies we need to remove the common elements of disasters by acknowledging:

  • The inevitability of severe events;
  • That emergency services may not be able to immediately meet all individual and community needs;
  • That people with special needs will require additional support; and
  • That prepared communities are less likely to suffer consequences of severe disasters and are more able to recover from them.

Further information

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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


For contact details for fire, police, bushfire brigades, hospitals, storm damage, power outages, etc please see the emergency contact page

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment call us through the National Relay Service

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