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Active & Adventure
23/10/2018

The Benefits of Local Olive Oil

Margaret River produces high quality olive oil that tastes like olive oil should as well as containing the health benefits imported oils lack. Dianne Bortoletto chats with one of the region's small producers. Petra Olive Oil Estate began as a retirement project in 1999 when…
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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
25/09/2018

Augusta Adventures

The iconic Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta is not only a must-visit for tourists, it's also the dramatic staging point for two of Australia's most spectacular outdoor adventure sport events. Lighthouses are, it must be said, generally designed to keep people away from getting too…
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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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Active & AdventureNature & Environment
30/07/2018

Celebrating International Lighthouse Day

It's International Lighthouse Day on Saturday August 18th, so to celebrate, get a close-up of two of the region's stunning historical maritime buildings. With unforgettable views, a history of shipwrecks, and a chance to spot migrating whales, you won't regret the experience! Janine Pittaway spoke…
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Active & Adventure
19/07/2018

Big Wave Surfing

There’s 135 kilometres of coastline from Busselton to Augusta with no fewer than 75 surf breaks that produce extraordinary waves - waves so good that they attract the world’s best who travel the globe following the big swell, chasing the perfect big wave. In fact,…
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Arts & WellbeingActive & Adventure
04/07/2018

Your NAIDOC week

Tom Forrest might not be a household name to most over the age of 30, but ask any recent high-school grad, and chances are they know him as 'The Kununurra Kid'. Tom made his television debut on the ABC’s ‘My Year 12 Life’ and has…
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Active & Adventure
28/06/2018

A Life Aquatic

When winter hits the South West it brings with it some of the most important VIP’s that the region has ever seen. Weighing about 36,000kg and ranging in length from 12 to 16m, these visitors are always a sight to behold and leave both locals…
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Active & Adventure
22/06/2018

A Postcard to Chris: Don’t Miss the Margaret River Region

You may have heard by now that the chiselled face of Australia, Chris Hemsworth, recently told Qantas’ inflight magazine that Western Australia’s iconic coastline is hot on his bucket list. The West Australian Travel Editor Stephen Scourfield wrote an open letter to the man better…
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Ngilgi Cave Rainy Day Kids
Active & Adventure
19/06/2018

Rainy Day Fun for Kids

It’s bucketing down, and the kids are on a sugar high thanks to those amazing Margaret River Bakery cruffins. You don’t want to brave the weather, but you still want to enjoy your time in the Margaret River region. Tried and tested by Lizzy Pepper,…
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