What can I do to take care of my own wellbeing? #

Connection and belonging is essential for our wellbeing and good overall health

Healthy relationships with friends and family along with connection to the local community contribute to everyone’s overall wellbeing.  

Positive mental health and wellbeing enables you to function well, have meaningful social connections, positive self-esteem and be better able to cope with life’s ups and downs.

You may have already heard the following before, but it really does lead to a happier and more fulfilling life:

Act – Stay active: mentally, physically, socially, spiritually, culturally.

Belong – Keep connected to friends, family and your community.

Commit – Participate in activities that are meaningful to you.

How do I Act, Belong, Commit in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River? #

Margaret River and surrounding community are full of amazing opportunities to connect and enjoy social activities with likeminded individuals. 

There are opportunities to join groups, participate in sport, craft, singing, volunteering to name a few.  There are groups for young people, families, and senior citizens.   

Here is a small example of clubs, associations, groups in the Shire of Augusta Margaret River which will welcome you and help you to connect with like-minded people.

In the Shire of Augusta Margaret River there are art groups, residents associations, sporting clubs, gardening clubs, music groups, play groups, senior fitness groups, poultry clubs, mens sheds, youth advisory committee, historical societies and many more.

To find a full list of community groups, go to the Rotary Directory online and search community groups.

Free or low cost local events #

Free or low cost activities take place in our region all year round, have a look at what is upcoming near you.

Margaret River HEART – What’s On Calendar

Margaret River Region – Events and What’s On calendar

Arts Margaret River – Events Calendar

Resources to help you get started #

Guide to keeping mentally healthy – Act, Belong, Commit

Young people – life issues and information – HEADSPACE

Activity Finder -Act, Belong, Commit

Tips to maintain your emotional wellbeing – Think Mental Health