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Mia Lacy

Arts & Wellbeing
25/06/2019

CinefestOZ: A Prize Worthy Event

Mindfulness is a great thing, but I didn’t need any prompting to be present and grateful the day I sat in the audience at the CinefestOZ Jury Lunch at Amelia Park listening to director extraordinaire and Oscar winner Scott Hicks.  I was rapt – like…
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Arts & Wellbeing
19/06/2019

NAIDOC Week: Expressions of the Salt Water People

In front of us are well-known features of the coast at Castle Rock:  ochre coloured cliffs rising from brilliant blue seas and seabirds circling overhead.  However Iszaac Webb is describing a Castle Rock none of us are familiar with: the songlines of the Country –…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
24/01/2018

Your Pet-Friendly Margaret River Region

They’re our fur children, our companions for their lifetime. They’re our precious pets and where we go, they go. Thank goodness, the popular idea of travelling with pets is becoming an increasingly accepted norm here in Australia with more accommodation and attractions now catering for…
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Nature & Environment
06/10/2017

A relaxing farm-holiday for all

It’s just gone 5 o’clock and at Big 4 Taunton Farm that means two things:  animal feeding for the youngsters and social hour for the grown-ups. Families and groups are slowly arriving at the Barn, the delightful communal area which overlooks the farm’s lake and…
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Nature & Environment
03/10/2017

Eco-immersion in Margaret River

I’m being watched by a woylie.  She’s very calm and composed, and I’m very excited because I’ve never met a Woylie before.  These miniature, critically endangered marsupials – imagine she’s like a kangaroo but only 10 inches tall – are just one species of the…
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view of Geographe Bay from The Goose deck
Eat & DrinkWine & Wineries
03/04/2017

Drink in the Views – dine within sight of the ocean

When in the Margaret River region, don’t miss the chance to dine within sight of the ocean - you’ll create memories that’ll last forever, says Mia Lacy. “Let's go somewhere with a view of the ocean and drink lunch!’ Jane Fonda gets to say this…
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Aboriginal ExperiencesActive & AdventureNature & Environment
16/10/2016

Cultural Connections: A brand new tour shares the Aboriginal secrets of the timeless Cape Naturaliste landscape

Discover the secrets of the timeless landscape around Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse on a new tour lead by Josh Whiteland - Cape Cultural Tours. The landscape of the northern cape of the Margaret River region is marked by two stand-out features; one natural and built.  Sugarloaf,…
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Augusta Bakery Cafe pastries and coffee
Eat & Drink
27/07/2016

Cake Walk: where to find the best cuppa and cake in the Margaret River region

If you’re craving a little sweet treat and a proper cup of joe, Mia Lacy has done the hard yards and investigated where to find the best cuppa and cake in the Margaret River region. I’m a firm believer that your mind eats before your…
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Stars on red carpet in Bunbury for CinéfestOz
Arts & Wellbeing
19/07/2016

Star Quality: Who will you spot at this year’s CinefestOZ Film Festival?

The best of the best in the film industry will be out in force, lured by the unbeatable locations and the richest film prize in the country - $100,000 for the festival’s best movie. A little context for my excitement at the forthcoming CinefestOZ Film…
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