Welcome to the Shire of Capel.  We are situated in the shores of Geographe Bay, in the heart of WA's South West. The Shire has  popular beaches, rich Jarrah forests and the magnificent Tuart forest which is part of the only naturally occurring Tuart forest in the world. Read more....


Saturday, December 20, 2014


31 Forrest Road, Capel

PO Box 369

CAPEL  WA  6271 


Ph:  08 9727 0222

Fax: 08 9727 0223

Email:  info@capel.wa.gov.au

Winner for the Best Upper Primary School category in 2013 and Overall Banners In The Terrace Winner for 2013


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Christmas Closing Times


The Shire Office and Libraries will be closed from 4pm on Wednesday the 24th December and reopening on Monday 5th January 2015

Waterwise Garden Competition 2014

The Shire of Capel is holding a waterwise garden competition to celebrate the efforts of residents who make our community look better and more sustainable
And the winners are...

The Age Friendly Communities Strategic Plan 2014 Consultation

The Age Friendly Communities Strategic Plan 2014 was adopted by Council on the 19th November for the purpose of seeking public and relevant government agency comment.  Please click here for further information


  • Christmas Day Collection, Thursday 25th December 2014 will be collected on Friday 26th December 2014
  • Boxing Day Collection, Friday 26th December will be collected on Saturday 27th December 2014
  • Please note that there will be no changes to the New Year’s Day Collection

Invitation to Comment
The Shire of Capel currently has a number of sites that are set aside as ‘Dog Exercise’ and ‘Dog Prohibited’ areas in the Shire of Capel Local Laws Relating to Dogs. Recent changes in the WA Dog Act (1976) have prompted a review of these areas, and full details of proposed changes are provided in the links below

- Dog Exercise Proposed Changes
- Existing Dog Exercise Area Maps
- Proposed Dog Exercise Area Maps

To catch up on the latest news, don't forget to checkout the Capel Snippets and the new Councillor's Round Table publications

Nature Verge Booklet


The Shire recently released a booklet encouraging residents to replace the lawn on their verges with attractive native and other water wise plants. For a copy of the booklet click here or call the Shire on 9727 0222



Event Application Form

Extractive Industry Licence Application - Lot 2 Calinup Road, Gelorup

Shire of Capel - Bush Fire Order 2014/15

3 Bin waste collection calendar   

2 Bin waste collection calendar