Busselton to Flinders Bay Rail Trail Community Consultation

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The Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, City of Busselton and the National Trust of Australia (WA) have worked in partnership to develop a master-plan for a world-class recreational, tourism and educational trail which showcases the heritage of the former 105km Busselton to Flinders Bay Railway. A summary report has been prepared and public comment on the proposed Busselton to Flinders Bay rail-trail is invited.

Copies of the summary report and submission forms can be downloaded from the Shire’s website or collected from Shire Customer Service Centres and Shire Libraries in both Margaret River and Augusta.

Submissions should be made by 5pm on Wednesday 21 August and sent to:

Shire of Augusta Margaret River
PO Box 61,
Margaret River WA 6285,

or via email to

Public information sessions about the proposed rail-trail will be conducted at the following locations:

Augusta Shire offices – 2pm to 5pm on Monday 5 August; and
Margaret River Shire Offices (Council Chambers) – 2pm to 5pm on Wednesday 7 August.

Any inquiries about the project should be directed to Mr David Nicholson, Phone: 9780-5282,:or email at

Various supporting reports are also available for download from the Shire of Augusta-Margaret River website.

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