Financial Assistance

The Shire recognises and respects the vital contribution of community and business in developing and delivering projects, events and initiatives that contribute to vibrant and sustainable townsites and villages. We provide financial assistance and in-kind support for a diverse range of projects.

COVID-19 Community Recovery

COVID-19 Financial Hardship

A range of options are available to support residents and businesses with their rates and service fee charges for the 2020-21 financial year and outstanding rates from 2019-20.

Policy 

COVID-19 Financial Hardship Policy Frequently Asked Questions 

Contact: Revenue Team

[email protected] or 08 9780 5234

Application Form – Residential 

Application Form – Business

Community Resilience Grants

Grants are available to support long-term strategic community projects that enhance sustainability, build resilience and develop our community’s ability to withstand ongoing disruption and major shocks.

Funding: Applications closed 9 October 2020

Guidelines 

Community Strategic Plan 2036 - Key Result Area Outcomes

Contact: Coordinator Community Planning and Development, Jason Cleary

[email protected] or 08 9780 5260

Application Form

Workplan and Budget

Acquittal Form

 

Economic Stimulus Grants

Grants are available to sustainably build local employment and business success.

Funding: Applications closed 9 October 2020.

Guidelines 

Community Strategic Plan 2036 - Key Result Area Outcomes

Contact: Sustainable Economy Officer, Saul Cresswell

[email protected] or 08 9780 5250

Application Form 

Workplan and Budget

 

Grants

Community Development and Events Grants ($2,000-$15,000) - Closed

Now Closed

The 2020-21Community Development and Events Grants are for community-based, volunteer and not-for-profit organisations to support the delivery of projects and events that foster community resilience, connection and wellbeing.

Guidelines

Contact: Community Development Officer, Kim Rosenfeld

[email protected] or 08 9780 5233

Acquittal Form

Community Development and Events Grants Easy Grants (Under $2,000) - Closed

Now closed

Community-based, volunteer and not-for-profit organisations can apply for grants of up to $2,000 to support community resilience, connection and wellbeing.

Guidelines

Contact: Community Development Officer, Kim Rosenfeld

[email protected] or 08 9780 5233

* Please download the form and save to your desktop or folder prior to filling in the application

Acquittal Form 

HEART Culture and Arts Grants

The HEART Grants program has been reviewed.  New documentation is being developed. 

In the meantime, please contact [email protected] for information about the 2020-21 HEART Grants program.

Sponsorship

Event/Competition Sponsorship

Sponsorship for individual or teams who are selected for national or international event/competition representation.

Funding: Open year round

Guidelines 

Contact: Executive Assistant Corporate and Community Services, Hannah Waters

[email protected] or 08 9780 5638

Application Form 

Acquittal Form 

Icon Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship of large scale events deemed to be of state, national and/or international calibre, which demonstrate potential to generate high level of economic activity or stimulate large scale community interest, involvement and/or development.

Guidelines 

Contact: Marketing Officer, Cristina Smith

[email protected] or 08 9780 5239

Application Form 

Acquittal Form 

Donations

Donations

One off, $50 - $200 contributions towards projects or events held within the Shire of Augusta Margaret River.

Funding: Open year round

Guidelines 

Contact: Executive Assistant Corporate and Community Services, Hannah Waters

[email protected] or 08 9780 5638

Application Form

Fee waiver

Fee waiver

Waivers may be considered for up to 50% of Shire fees and charges.

Funding: Open year round

Guidelines

Contact: Executive Assistant Corporate and Community Services, Hannah Waters

[email protected] or 08 9780 5638

Application Form 

Interest Free Loans

Interest Free Loan

Loans up to a maximum of $20,000 are available to incorporated community organisations functioning within the Shire of Augusta Margaret River

Funding: Open year round

Guidelines 

Contact: Executive Assistant Corporate and Community Services, Hannah Waters

[email protected] or 08 9780 5638

Application Form

Links to external Grants

View 2020-21 Grant Recipients

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Contact the Shire

Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
9am-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512

Augusta

66 Allnut Terrace
Tues, Wed, Thurs
9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255

Emergencies

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

Change of details form

To ensure that you receive your Rates Notice on time we need to be updated on changes. You can do this online.