StoriesThe latest ideas for discovering Your Margaret River Region

Eat & Drink
19/07/2017

The Margaret River Craft Beer Boom

Back in 2008 Jeremy Sambrooks from Beer and Brewer visited all of Margaret River's breweries in a single day. He recently returned to the renowned wine region to discover a plethora of craft breweries at a concentration found nowhere else in regional Australia. In 2008,…
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Eat & Drink
13/07/2017

Fishing for compliments

Blue Ocean Fish & Chips in Augusta has won plenty of fans for its fresh seafood and the rest of the country has taken notice now as the local business vies for top spot as best fish 'n’ chips in Australia. By LISA SHEARON. West…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
10/07/2017

Burn baby, burn

There’s nothing cosier than tucking in to some delicious tucker around a roaring fire. Dianne Bortoletto and Gabi Mills have rounded up the best places to warm up – and fill up too. Images by Elements Margaret River. CAVES HOUSE Caves House in Yallingup is…
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Nature & Environment
19/06/2017

The big arrival: whale watching begins in Augusta

Whale watching has officially begun at Augusta for the year, as captured beautifully by Naturaliste Charters and Tim Campbell Photo. Words by Carmen Jenner. Western Australia's South West has Australia’s longest whale-watching season - taking place at Flinders Bay, Augusta, from June to August, and Geographe…
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CinefestOZ Directors Chair at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Margaret River
Arts & Wellbeing
19/06/2017

Stars of the silver screen

Celebrate 10 years of CinefestOZ Film Festival this August with a jam-packed program of Australian and international cinema, sidebar events and spectacular galas. We find out more about this Busselton-born festival from festival chair and co-founder, Helen Shervington. YMRR: What exactly is CinefestOZ Film Festival?…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
23/05/2017

Cold Comfort – ward off the winter blues and turn up the heat this July

A brand new event, Cabin Fever, promises to ward off those winter blues and turn up the heat this July. By Lisa Shearon. Images by Elements Margaret River. Have you noticed that Australians are really very good at doing one particular thing in winter? Yes,…
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Wine & Wineries
12/05/2017

Where it all began – looking back to the early days of winemaking in the region

Vines and winemaking are an essential part of the Margaret River region’s DNA. Peter Forrestal looks back to the early days of winemaking in the region. From pretty much the earliest days of settlement in the Margaret River region, vines were a part of the…
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Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
03/05/2017

Mum’s the word – treat mum to a champagne brekkie, lunch or dinner this Mother’s Day

Give mum a special treat this Mother's Day (May 14) with a champagne brekkie, lunch or dinner at one of the region's restaurants and wineries. Left it to the last minute? Scroll down to find convenient gifts you can purchase online. Written by Gabi Mills.…
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Nature & Environment
12/04/2017

Wood Work – Explore the beautiful forests of the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park

Explore the beautiful forests of the Leeuwin Naturaliste National Park and you’ll be rewarded richly says Sarina Lewis. As a self-confessed outdoors guy, Ben Tannock likely has, if not one of the best jobs in the world, then at least one of the most envy-inducing…
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