Tenants at Margaret River Community Centre
Government agencies, community groups and service organisations call the Community Centre home.
Art, environment, health, counselling and advocacy are pursued and accessible to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
South West Counselling is a community based not-for-profit counselling, support and advocacy service, dedicated to provided quality, confidential and affordable services across the South West region. Their purpose is to enhance the well-being and safety of individuals, families and children in the South West region of WA.
South West Counselling receives funding from government grants and provides generic counselling services at minimal or no cost.
Professional and confidential services include:
- Counselling and advocacy;
- Mediation (not for family dispute resolution);
- Therapeutic, psycho-educational and support groups;
- Professional supervision
- Employee Assistance Programs;
- Workshops and Seminars;
- Critical Incident Management;
- Organisational Development Services.
Areas of counselling include:
- Relationship Issues
- Family Separation
- Family and Domestic Violence
- Gambling Help
- Alcohol and Substance Misuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Self Esteem Issues
- Health Issues
- Workplace issues
Arts Margaret River exists to support and nurture the work of artists across all disciplines, and to foster a love of the arts within our community.
Arts Margaret River aims to bring the community the best of live theatre, music, comedy, dance, literature, film, art exhibitions and much more.
Run with support from Sponsors, Friends and Members of Arts Margaret River and a multitude of volunteers, Arts Margaret River aims to provide EVERYONE in the region with the best of regional, national and international entertainment.
Just Home is a grassroots movement for housing justice in the Augusta Margaret River region.
Just Home provides a Housing Information and Referral Service for people experiencing homelessness and housing stress; advocates for increased social housing and crisis accommodation in our community; and is calling for urgent and effective government responses to the current rental crisis.
0431 150 836 to arrange an appointment
Located in the Doctor’s Surgery of the Old Hospital
Margaret River Community Centre
33 Tunbridge St, Margaret River WA 6285
* Please note that Just Home is part-time service and does not provide crisis response. For crisis support, contact:
- Homeless Advisory Service: 1800 065 892 (during business hours)
- Crisis Care: 1800 199 008 (after hours)
Nature Conservation Margaret River Region has a clear vision for the Margaret River region – a healthy and biodiverse natural environment supporting the livelihoods and lifestyles on which our community depends. Since 2002 Nature Conservation has worked to design and develop effective and sustainable solutions to key environmental challenges facing the Margaret River region, south-west Australia.
Formerly known as the Cape to Cape Catchments Group, the organisation leverages the strength of the regional community by raising awareness, inspiring commitment and empowering action on behalf of the environment. It does this by combining grassroots community support with sound conservation science and pragmatic policy initiatives.
Nature Conservation is committed to community consultation, collaborative partnerships and an apolitical, results-oriented approach to conservation. It encourages and facilitates community engagement in caring for terrestrial, aquatic and coastal ecosystems essential to the health and resilience of the Margaret River region environment.
- People for Nature
- Conserving the Margaret River
- Caring for Coast
- Coordinating Weed Control
- Giant Light Steps
- Managing Bushland for Wildlife
- Threatened Species Protection
- Environmental Education
Regular opportunities exist for volunteering and learning via hands-on workshops.
The Margaret River Toy Library is a not for profit volunteer organisation which has been lending high quality, educational and fun toys to local families since 1993. Borrow fun and stimulating toys for children up to 5 years old. Save money, reduce waste. Various memberships available (3, 6 and 12 months).
Located in the former Storage Wing of the Old Hospital
Margaret River Community Centre
33 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River
Located next to Playgroup and the carpark off Farrelly Street.
Open Mondays and Saturdays 9:30 – 11:00am – but please check as subject to change.
Margaret River Playgroup is a place where children, parents and caregivers can come together to meet new friends and have lots of fun, geared at children aged 0-5 years. To learn more about playgroup come along to a morning session and check it out. Session times vary and it is an option to start additional groups, eg if you already have a group of friends, or would perhaps like an alternative venue for your existing parents’ group. New members are very welcome; the first 2 sessions are free.
Community Home Care offers services to promote the status of the elderly and younger people with disabilities, actively supporting them in their right to lifestyle choices, advocacy and independence.
Services aim to assist people to live safely, comfortably and with dignity in their own homes in the community and include:
- Personal Care
- Meals and Food Preparation
- Domestic Assistance
- Home Maintenance and Gardening
- Social Support and Outings
Life Without Barriers is a social purpose organisation working in more than 440 communities across Australia. One of the largest providers of social services in Australia, LWB’s approach is to “partner with people to change lives for the better”.
- caring for children, young people and working with families
- supporting people with disability
- caring for older people
- supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- supporting people with mental health issues or addictions
- helping the homeless
- supporting refugees and asylum seekers
Phone: (08) 9757 8702
Located in the Nurses Quarters of the Old Hospital
Margaret River Community Centre.
33 Tunbridge Street, Margaret River WA 6285
Entry off Tunbridge St.
Radio Margaret River, RMR, is your local internet radio station based in Margaret River, the first of its kind in the South-West. RMR is for the community, run by the community. The voice of the Margaret River Region, you’ll find local, quality programming designed to be entertaining, informative and uplifting.
RMR is an internet radio station:
- Listen through our website
- Listen on your phone via our app
- Listen in your car by connecting via bluetooth.
There are lots of opportunities for locals to get involved and for community groups to promote their activities on weekly call outs.
Pregnancy and post-natal supports, infant health and immunisations.
0427 339 187
Located in the western wing of the Main Building of the Old Hospital, Margaret River Community Centre at 33 Tunbridge St.
Provides immunisation, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, dietetics, continence advisory and school health services. *Dietitian service is for all ages.
(08) 9724 0560
Located in the Nurses’ Quarters of the Old Hospital, Margaret River Community Centre 33 Tunbridge St.