Community Development

Our Community Planning and Development team is committed to supporting and enhancing our community by continually developing and providing opportunities that bring about positive growth. We welcome and encourage the community to contact us at communitydevelopment@amrshire.wa.gov.au with ideas and feedback, or to learn more about the programs we run.

Our focus areas include:

Access and inclusion

The Shire is committed to providing services and working within a diverse community, including people with disability, their families and carers, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, refugees, Aboriginal Australians, the elderly, women, LGBTQIA+ people, and people experiencing financial hardships. The Shire strives to continually improve access and inclusion for all. More...

Arts and culture

The Shire has a diverse array of emerging and professional artists who practice arts ranging from oil paintings to street performances, enriching the lives of residents as well as attracting visitors.  More ...

Community resilience

When a local tragedy occurs, the effect on those touched by it, families, friends, communities is traumatic. There are a range of resources and support services that can assist. More ...

Seniors

The Shire is committed to implementing its Age Friendly Community Plan 2017-21 and supporting the Dementia Friendly Community project. More...

Support for community groups

There are over 130 active community groups in our Shire ranging across a variety of interest areas. The Shire is dedicated to support active community groups in our area through training, access to funding, and research information. More ...

Volunteering

Volunteering is an activity which takes lots of different forms: formal or informal, individual or group, inside or outdoors, locally or overseas. Volunteering is an activity which can suit every lifestyle, ability, interest and skill. More...

Youth

The Shire recognises that young people are important and valued members of the community and actively seeks youth perspectives and opinions when planning its services and programsm and in implementing our Strengthening Youth Plan 2018-22. More...

Community Newsletter

Subscribe to our monthly email newsletter for updates regarding events, changes and general happenings within your community.

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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
Monday to Friday
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.