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Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse
Nature & Environment
08/01/2020

Captured: Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Images

Virginia Woolf once wrote that lighthouses are endlessly suggestive signifiers of both human isolation and our ultimate connectedness to each other. And there is no clearer representation of this than at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse site. It's the tallest lighthouse in mainland Australia, standing on…
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Local Favourites Paul Sofias
Local Favourites
02/01/2020

Local Favourites: Paul Sofilas, Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

Paul wakes up at the Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse every day. Surrounded by the Southern and Indian Oceans, under the tallest lighthouse in mainland Australia - this is the place that Paul calls home. Having grown up in the south west and then living away for…
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What's On?
31/12/2019

What’s Happening in January?

This January it’s not just a new year, but a new decade. Supercharge those resolutions and set aside plenty of time to ease back into reality: there’s a smorgasbord of summer festivities to revel in this month. 10 Days of Summer Festival @ Aravina Estate…
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Augusta River Festival
Eat & Drink
16/12/2019

Colour Patch Cafe Reopens in Augusta

There’s an air of excitement as the finishing touches are added to the new Colourpatch Cafe in time for the official opening. Pendant lights are being hung from the ceiling, framed prints mounted on the wall and pot plants and furniture all carefully positioned. The…
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Nature & Environment
16/12/2019

The New Must-Do Experience at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse

A new visitor experience gives insight into harsh and lonesome conditions that lighthouse keepers endured to keep the light on at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta. A new Interpretive Centre at Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse in Augusta opened this week. Housed in one of the original…
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Eat & Drink
09/12/2019

Everything You Should Be Drinking This Summer

Summer really is when all of the good stuff is poured. Coffee is a year round necessity and hot chocolate is pretty good on a winter’s day; but the smorgasbord of summer bevvies is unmatched by any other season. Below is a roundup of some…
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Guides
06/12/2019

12 Essential Summer Stays in Your Margaret River Region

Close your eyes and imagine an ideal summer scene. Smell the sunscreen, feel the sand between your toes and the warmth of the sun on the back of your neck. The salty water is lapping a few metres away, surfers are out on the break…
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What's On?
29/11/2019

What’s Happening in December?

It’s finally here – the end of an era. Really, it is. Next month we are into a new decade, it’s the 20's, but thankfully this time round there’s Margaret River wine to toast with, instead of prohibition moonshine. There are plenty of events to…
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Eat & DrinkSpotlight On
28/11/2019

Spotlight On: The Cape Lodge Story

It began as a home. A protea farm, to be precise, with asparagus and free-range chickens. Thirty-five years ago Caves Road wasn’t the spine of southwest tourism that it is today. Distances were greater and conveniences, less. But the shape of the land was resonant,…
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Wine & Wineries
07/11/2019

A Little Slice of Italy at Arlewood Estate

While driving towards Augusta have you ever wondered what lies behind those romantic rows of poplars, with glimpses of olive groves behind their soft foliage? Here, right in the heart of the Margaret River Region, Cassandra Charlick has just discovered a little slice of Italy…
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