Road Closures

Updated information on road closures are available on the Bulletin Board and on 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.