Blessed Damian of Molokai, Dawesville is a new parish decreed on the 22 February 2005 by the Most Revered Gerard J Holohan, Bishop of Bunbury.
Fr Leon Russell is the founding Priest of the Parish.
The parish boundaries are as follows. The northern boundary will be Boardwalk and Casuarina Drive, Halls Head, and the southern boundary will be southern Estuary Road. The eastern boundary will be the Peel Inlet, and the western boundary will be the Indian Ocean.