Plea to heed travel ban and consider regional resources

Plea to heed travel ban and consider regional resources

People are being urged not to travel to the Margaret River Region before the intrastate regional travel restrictions come into full effect at 12.01am on Tuesday 31 March 2020.Augusta Margaret River Shire President Ian Earl said resources in the region were limited and people should consider the additional strain they will put rural hospitals.“Our hospitals and emergency services cannot deal with an influx of people,” Cr Earl said.“Our supermarkets cannot deal with an influx of people.“So our message is clear.
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
27 Mar 2020
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$2m funding package and rate freeze as part of Shire care package

$2m funding package and rate freeze as part of Shire care package

Two million dollars in recovery support, a zero percent rate increase in 2020/21, and free outside school hours care for critical health and support workers are among the initiatives announced in the …
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
25 Mar 2020
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Statement to travellers visiting the Margaret River Region

Travellers sleeping in their vehicles and using public toilet facilities to wash and do laundry, are being urged to secure accommodation for the next three to four months if they have the financial me…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
25 Mar 2020
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Waste services to continue amidst COVID-19 pandemic

The Shire would like to put community concerns at ease and remind residents that waste and resource recovery services are not expected to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic or associated restriction…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
25 Mar 2020
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Shire public facilities to close in response to COVID-19

Shire public facilities to close in response to COVID-19

The Shire will be ceasing to deliver non-essential, public-facing services by the end of the day in bid to preserve both staff and community safety as the COVID-19 public health emergency continues to…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
23 Mar 2020
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Fire season dates revised due to wet weather

Fire season dates revised due to wet weather

“This is due to a range of new measures that recognise increasingly dry local soil conditions each autumn, as well as the potential impact of smoke on grapes that might be still on the vines.” Mr Holl…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
18 Mar 2020
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Fire season dates revised due to wet weather

Fire season dates revised due to wet weather

“This is due to a range of new measures that recognise increasingly dry local soil conditions each autumn, as well as the potential impact of smoke on grapes that might be still on the vines.” Mr Holl…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
18 Mar 2020
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Statement from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River regarding COVID-19

Statement from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River regarding COVID-19

In response to the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Shire of Augusta Margaret River is taking measured precautions that seek to address safety for the community and staff members.Th…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
16 Mar 2020
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Statement from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River regarding COVID-19

Statement from the Shire of Augusta Margaret River regarding COVID-19

In response to the evolving situation with Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Shire of Augusta Margaret River is taking measured precautions that seek to address safety for the community and staff members.Th…
Shire of Augusta-Margaret River
16 Mar 2020
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