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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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Arts & Wellbeing
21/05/2019

Local Musicians Prepare for Jazz by the Bay

Most people who have chosen to call the Margaret River region home have a song in their hearts, but a group of talented locals have gone a step further, forming a big bold band that celebrates the song of jazz. Margaret River GP and saxophonist…
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Arts & Wellbeing
06/05/2019

9 Epic(urean) Experiences You Need To Have In May

The ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus believed that pleasure was the ultimate goal; that in order to live an ideal existence, one must derive as much pleasure as possible from daily life. Well, something like that at least. There might be a few other bits and…
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Arts & WellbeingWine & Wineries
18/03/2019

The Ancient Craft of Barrel Making

Barrel Makers, or Coopers, are an integral part of the success story of Margaret River winemaking. Anna Pellegrin-Hartley meets the men behind this ancient craft. If you’re anything like us, you spend a lot of time looking at vineyards, and drinking the resultant wine, but…
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Arts & Wellbeing
12/03/2019

Creative Corner is an Artful Hub for Local Creatives

Stunning places with space to breathe have a history attracting creative types, often inspired by the beauty of their surrounds. What’s striking is the depth and diversity of exceptionally creative people who live in the Margaret River region from photographers to filmmakers, painters to sculptures,…
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Arts & Wellbeing
11/12/2018

The Ultimate Margaret River Region Gift Guide

Is your Christmas gift shopping list looming ominously in the back of your mind?  It doesn’t have to be an ordeal - in fact, you can actually take a fun, relaxing break in your Margaret River region to clear your mind and your list at…
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Arts & WellbeingWine & Wineries
07/11/2018

Sculpture by the Vines

Howard Park Wines are breaking the mould again, in a year of firsts, they continue to challenge perceptions of the traditional cellar door experience. This month, they unveiled a new art installation - Margaret River's first vine sculpture. Entitled Transcience, the work created by two-time Sculpture…
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Arts & Wellbeing
18/07/2018

Winter Woollies

Winter provides the perfect opportunity to wrap up in layers of gorgeous wool clothing, don your beanie and gumboots and enjoy the great outdoors. And if you find yourself short, the region has you covered (literally). Spool & Spindle is a gorgeous Margaret River shop…
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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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