The Shire is committed to valuing and protecting the natural environment and supporting the community to become more sustainable. 

The Shire also recognises the valuable role that community groups, organisations and individuals can play in driving sustainability and protecting and enhancing our natural environment.

The Environmental Management Fund (EMF) Grant Program is a funding stream endorsed by Council, to fund projects which achieve local environmental and sustainability outcomes.

Grants of up to $50,000 (incl. GST) are available for the following themes:

  1. Biodiversity protection
  2. Waterway health
  3. Coastal management and protection
  4. Sustainability
  5. Environmental education.


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

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