Major projects


Hub of Entertainment, Arts and Regional Tourism (HEART) Project

The HEART project will create a multi-purpose, highly flexible entertainment and business events complex which both meets the needs of the current population and caters for projected population and visitor growth. The transformational project developed initially under the SuperTown Program and involves a major redevelopment of the 35-year-old Margaret River Cultural Centre and the adjoining 39-year-old squash court and basketball facilities.

The HEART project will expand and refurbish these ageing facilities into a transformed multipurpose conference, meetings, performance, exhibition and events venue.

The project is made possible thanks to a series of successful grant funding approvals totalling $6.75m including:
$1.8m National Stronger Regions Fund Grant
$1.4m Lotterywest Grant
$.5m Regional Venues Improvement Fund Grant
$3.05m  Growing the South Royalties for Regions Grant

Margaret River Main Street Redevelopment

In 2019 the main street of Margaret River and surrounding areas will be transformed, making our town centre an attractive, modern, international tourist destination. Plans will incorporate al fresco dining areas, beautiful landscaping, street furniture, mood lighting, public art works and wider footpaths. The redevelopment will commence once the new Margaret River Perimeter Road is completed, and will improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists accessing our town centre.

For more information about this project visit our online consultation hub Your Say 



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