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Tom de Souza

Active & Adventure
04/04/2019

How To: Enjoying Salmon Season With Cultural Custodian Josh Whiteland

April marks the pinnacle month of fishing in Margaret River.  This is a time when local waters are at their warmest, herring are at their fattest, and the celebrated Australian salmon are making their annual run up the coast. The salmon migrate with the warm…
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Active & Adventure
04/04/2019

6 Aquatic Adventures to Have in the Margaret River Region in April

The Margaret River region is an aquatic playground.  Surfing, fishing, diving, boating, paddleboarding, kayaking, swimming, jetboating – the list goes on. The options are so endless that just deciding what to do on the water can be an activity in itself. That said, it’s an…
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#Rediscover
05/03/2019

10 Ways To Rediscover Augusta

The South West's quintessential seaside holiday town, Augusta is a mecca for those wanting to explore beyond the tourist track and to discover secret spots all for themselves.  From the forest, to the ocean, to subterranean labyrinths of caves, you'll find places that appear as…
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Summer Beers
Eat & Drink
12/02/2019

The Local Summer Beers You Have To Try

Nothing sings the flavour of summertime more than a crisp cold beer. But sometimes, actually deciding what to drink is the most difficult part of this process. So, we’ve taken the liberty of compiling this definitive summer beer guide, to help you spend less time…
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Active & Adventure
06/02/2019

6 Top Family-Friendly Fishing Spots

One of the things that the Margaret River region is famous for is its coastline – and for good reason.  It’s vast, varied, and ruggedly beautiful.  What better way to enjoy it than dangling a line into the ocean, the smell of salt fresh in…
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Active & Adventure
21/01/2019

Get To Know Your Lifeguards

Surf lifesavers are an iconic part of the Australian coastal landscape, and with summer in full swing and the beaches full, their essential work is more important than ever. The coastline is the Australian continent’s veranda. Literally and figuratively. Some 85 per cent of our…
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Nature & Environment
10/01/2019

Which Beach Are You?

The beaches of the Margaret River region are ubiquitous; or are they? From the renowned bay in Yallingup to the soft and unchartered sands of Deepdene, there's a lot to the Margaret River region coastline that you may be yet to discover. Whether you enjoy…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
11/09/2018

Busselton Jetty’s Remarkable History

It isn't just the second longest jetty in the world that the timber piles beneath the Busselton Jetty support; they're also the fundamental pillars of the community itself. Tom De Souza investigated the story behind the Busselton Jetty, and discovered that as well as surviving…
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