Economic development

The Augusta Margaret River and Busselton Shires are progressing towards the final stages of the Capes Regional Economic Development Strategy.

The Strategy aims to provide sustainable economic growth for residents from a regional approach and aims to produce a long term operating framework for economic development in the Capes region. The Capes Regional Economic Development Strategy consists of the six working papers listed below which are available under Publications.

  • Working Paper 1 - Regional Profile
  • Working Paper 2 - Vision and Focus Areas
  • Working Paper 3 - Industry Plans
  • Working Paper 4 - Cluster Model
  • Working Paper 5 - Development Strategy
  • Working Paper 6 - Development Program

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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
Monday to Friday
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255


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