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Latest Industry News

New Campaign Margaret River Wine

Margaret River Wine Unveils ‘Breathtaking’ New Branding Film

By | Industry News & Updates, Winery Members News & Updates

The Margaret River Wine Association launched a new brand campaign this week, driving awareness to the wine region’s distinctive coastal positioning and key brand pillars – pristine environment, ancient coastal lands, and breathtaking experiences. The campaign is the creative work of local trio Mark Boskell (Director), Darren McCagh (Director of…

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Cash Subsidy and Marketing Benefits for Tourism Businesses Seeking ECO Certification

By | Sustainable Tourism

A partnership between MRBTA and the Shire of Augusta Margaret River is offering local tourism operators the opportunity to strengthen their appeal to high yielding, environmentally conscious visitor markets, by becoming ECO Certified through Ecotourism Australia. With consumer interest in sustainable travel expected to accelerate further in the wake of…

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South West Region To Enter 5 Day Lockdown

By | COVID-19

WA Premier Mark McGowan has advised that WA’s South West will join the Perth Metropolitan area and the Peel region in entering a 5 day lock down from 6pm this evening (Sunday 31 January) until 6pm Friday 5 February. This lockdown means that non-essential venues located in the affected regions need to close for…

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