Road and Weather Information

Road Closures

For all updated information on road closures please visit our Facebook page 

If you would like to be added to our SMS line to receive all recent road closure information to your mobile please contact the Ravensthorpe Shire Office on 9838 0000 or email

Local Roads

Local roads are those roads which are owned and managed by the Shire of Ravensthorpe many of which are unsealed. Local roads can be closed due to fire, maintenance or if they have been affected by weather. This is determined by the Shire of Ravensthorpe's Chief Executive Officer or their delegate.

Major highways such as the South Coast Highway that pass through the town of Ravensthorpe can also be closed due to fire, maintenance or if they have been affected by extreme weather conditions such as flooding. These roads are controlled by Main Roads of WA. For more information on Main Roads in the Shire of Ravensthorpe please see the Main Roads Western Australia website.

National Park Road Access

There are number access points to enter the National Parks in the Shire of Ravensthorpe.

These roads can be closed regularly due to fire, maintenance, environmental concerns or if they have been affected by weather

For more information contact DEC park rangers on;

Senior Ranger, Quiss Rd Jerramungup on (08) 9835 5043

Eastern Side (East Mt Barren) Hopetoun on (08) 9838 3060

Western Side (Murray Rd) on (08) 9837 1022

Or the Shire of Ravensthorpe Ranger on 0427 264 377

- Mains Roads WA is currently doing extensive road works on Hamersley Drive. For the latest update on these works please click here.

Periodical Ranger update

From time to time the Shire receives updates from the Fitzgerald River National Park (FRNP) Rangers. This information can change daily and you will need to contact them directly to find out the latest information.

Harvest and Movement Bans

Council’s Bush Fire Control Officers will apply Harvesting , Machinery and Vehicle Movement Bans as, and when, the conditions require. A Harvest Ban prohibits the operation of harvesting during this time.

Should you require a clearer version of this map, please contact the Shire on 9839 0000. These areas are referred to in all broadcasts.

The latest information on bans will be broadcasted on the ABC, Radio 747 and on Council’s Harvest Ban Information Line – 9839 0035 or 9838 1998.

If you haven't already, you can also register your details for sms notification for the latest updates to be sent to your mobile phone.

If you are in doubt, please call the Shire Administration Office on 9839 0000.

Harvest Ban Area Map

SMS Notification

If you wish to receive SMS updates of the road conditions or harvest or movement bans, please complete our online form.

Local Weather

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