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 Major Events Grants are currently closed. 

The Shire is committed to supporting major events of State or National significance that attract visitors, generate economic activity, engage the community and promote the region through Major Events Grants. 

  • Applications for up to $27,500 per year (inc GST) will be considered. 
  • The first funding round opened in April 2022, for events taking place between 1 July 2022 and 30 June 2023. 
  • If the funding pool has not been exhausted, a second round will open in September 2022. 
  • 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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