The Prohibited Burning Period for the Shire has been extended further and will now apply until midnight, Tuesday 11 April 2023. No fires can be lit in open air. More information here

Applications for Community Organisation Operating Grants are currently closed.  

Community Organisation Operating Grants provide a financial contribution towards the operation and administration costs of incorporated community-based, not-for-profit organisations who provide long term, strategic environmental and sustainability services within the Shire.

  • Applications for up to $49,500 per year (inc GST) will be considered. 
  • Applicants can apply for a maximum of 25% of the organisation’s annual operating budget.
  • Applications for multi-year funding up to three years will be considered.


Please download the guidelines below to find out about:

  • Priorities
  • Eligibility
  • Funding amounts
  • Conditions of funding
  • Application process.

How to apply

Please complete the form below and submit it to the Shire by email to [email protected] or by post to:

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Augusta Margaret River

PO Box 61

Margaret River WA 6285

Note: Application forms are available in hard copy if required.

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