THE OLD HOSPITAL HERITAGE PRECINCT
The Old Hospital Heritage Precinct encompasses the Margaret River district’s original hospital, built in 1924, and more recent building additions which also have heritage significance.
Since 1990, the site has been home to the Margaret River Community Centre, managed by the community, for the community.
In 2024, the centenary of the original hospital will be celebrated.
OLD HOSPITAL HERITAGE LISTINGS
The Old Hospital has statutory listing with the WA Heritage Council and is on the Augusta Margaret River Shire’s Municipal Heritage Inventory. Read more
CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT
The Old Hospital Heritage Precinct is now home to 12 buildings with heritage regulations guiding maintenance and management. Read more
2024: Old Hospital Centenary
Were you born at the hospital? Or maybe you gave birth, worked or were operated on here? Plans are underway to celebrate the centenary of the old hospital in 2024. Read more
1990: NEW ERA FOR OLD Hospital
Following much debate and community rallying when the new hospital opened on Farrelly St, 1990 was the year the community celebrated retaining the old hospital site for ongoing community use. Read more
Old Hospital Heritage Collection
Interesting reminders of the hospital days remain around the buildings, like the wide doors to allow for stretcher beds, nurse-call switches and the original operating theatre light. Read more