Media Contact

Jenny Lee
Marketing & Communications Manager
P: 0458 474751
E: communications@margaretriver.com

Media Releases

Regional tourism and conservation groups form new alliance – 14 June, 2017
Busselton-Margaret River Regional Airport Interest Builds – 9 June, 2017
Your Margaret River Region wins the title of ‘Best Australian food and wine region’ in Luxury Travel Magazine’s annual Gold List Awards – 26 May 2017
Community effort sees Busselton win international cruise award – 7 April, 2017
Local tourism organisation to focus on environmental future
– 2 Mar, 2017
Visitor servicing achieves new level of recognition – 28 Feb, 2017
State-of-the-art technology at the heart of new visitor servicing approach
– 14 Feb, 2017
Your Margaret River Region strikes gold at WA Tourism Awards
– 15 Nov, 2016
Your Margaret River Region tops delicious. Produce Awards list for second year running – 13 Sep, 2016
Margaret River wine retail store to open in China’s ‘international wine city’.
Formalised partnership between MRBTA and ASW to bring wider benefits to the region
Recognition for the WA wine industry | The Cullen Award for Excellence
New ‘Your Margaret River Region’ China App set to go viral
– 26 May, 2016
Latest visitation stats reveal positive increase for the Margaret River Region
 – 22 March, 2016
Craft brewing & distilling create hopping Margaret River Region ale trails – 15 December, 2015
Your Margaret River Region is Australia’s ‘Must-Visit’ for food – 1 December, 2015
“Impossible to describe the beauty of this place” – Top Chefs from Gourmet Escape 2015 on Your Margaret River Region – 24 November, 2015
All hands on deck for cruise ambassadors – 24 September, 2015 
MRBTA and SWDC spearhead new food and wine tourism partnership
– 24 September, 2015
MRBTA and Busselton Toyota forge new partnership
– 14 September, 2015
Cinefest Oz to take centre stage – 7 August, 2015
Regional icons stamp their mark
– 29 July, 2015
Your Margaret River Region tops delicious. Produce Awards list – 28 July, 2015
A new era for the Margaret River Region
– 1 July, 2015
The Margaret River Region to welcome interstate flights – 22 June, 2015
RAC charges ahead with Electric Highway
– 19 June, 2015
Margaret River Busselton Tourism Association set to launch – 11 June, 2015
Eight exhilarating winter weekenders
– 4 June, 2015
Queen Mary 2 to dock in Busselton – 1 June, 2015
Trip Advisor triumphs for awesome attractions – 28 May, 2015
Game-changer harbour to boost whale watching – 13 May, 2015
Riveting retreat for literature lovers – 7 May, 2015
Seven special spots to take Mum on Mother’s Day – 5 May, 2015
New trail map for megafauna explorers
– 15 April, 2015
Margaret River tour company strikes gold at National Awards
– 11 April, 2015
West is best for world champion surfers
– 2 April, 2015
101 Margaret River artisans to open their studios
– 31 March, 2015
From craft beer to quad bikes: top 10 new product alerts – 26 March 2015
Block Branding named brand agency for The Margaret River Region
– 18 February, 2015
Top 10 romantic spots in the Margaret River Region – 5 February, 2015
Margaret River forges world’s first Sister Caves Partnership
– 3 February, 2015
Iconic Busselton Jetty turns 150 – 2 February, 2015
Cape to Cape Track named in Australia’s top walking hotspots
– 23 January, 2015
Lighthouse has an Ambassador in Jan McKinlay – 23 January, 2015
Unified Guide for the Margaret River Region
– 20 January, 2015
WA Circus Fest rolls into town
– 15 January, 2015
New zygomaturus sculpture enlivens main street – 10 December, 2014
The Margaret River Region to host Ni hao 2015
– 25 November, 2014
New Ambassador Card for Augusta locals – 24 November, 2014
Cycling tour to benefit local cause – 24 November, 2014
New Augusta Harbour opens passage for tourism
– 20 November, 2014 
The Margaret River Region shines at WA Tourism Awards
– 27 October, 2014
Trent Bartlett named MRBTA Chairman-Elect
– 14th October, 2014
Margaret River in Australia’s top three destinations
– 1st October, 2014
AMRTA welcomes new Board members
– 22 September, 2014 
New Wine Chapel raises the tourism bar
– 16 September, 2014
AMRTA welcomes Chinese visitors with UnionPay – 15 September, 2014
Denis Horgan honoured for contribution to tourism – 5 September, 2014
Perth Wildcats to storm Margaret River – 5 September, 2014
Lake Cave dinner, Neil Finn added to gourmet line-up – 3 September, 2014
Free caving for Dad on Fathers Day – 3 September, 2014
Margaret River in top 10 foodie hot list – 14 August, 2014
Get ready to celebrate Augusta Tourism Week – 11 August, 2014
Margaret River Region scoops top Halliday awards – 31 July, 2014
Red carpet ready to be rolled for Cinefest Oz – 31 July, 2014
WA’s Young Tourism Professional is from Margaret River – 30 July, 2014
New hiking tour blends eco with luxury – 29 July, 2014
New truffle tour a feast for foodies – 23 July, 2014
Cape Leeuwin in world’s top three ocean views – 22 July, 2014
Culinary trail breaks new tourism ground – 21 July, 2014
Local industry to photobomb #restaurantaustralia – 16 July, 2014
Celebrate Aboriginal culture for NAIDOC week – 9 July, 2014
Moondyne Cave for Winter bucket list – 9 June, 2014
Biodiversity of Lake Cave in safe hands – 4 June, 2014
Calling local producers to star in new campaign – 29 May, 2014
Augusta gears up for bumper whale watching season -28 May, 2014
New pass to celebrate Augusta’s icons – 6 May, 2014
Readers and writers to connect at Margaret River festival – 5 May, 2014
Award collaboration to benchmark business excellence – 16 April, 2014
New lighthouse audio tours to target Chinese market – 8th April, 2014
Cycling coup for Margaret River Region – 12 March, 2014
Margaret River Region opens its studios – 11 March, 2014
Scoot over to the Margaret River Region – 10 March, 2014
Margaret River Region air service marketing campaign – 7 March, 2014
Top 10 things to do in Autumn in the Margaret River Region – 5 March, 2014
Green light for regional app – 18 February, 2014
Megafauna sculpture to take visitors back in time – 17 February, 2014
February fun in the Margaret River Region – 31 January, 2014
World’s best to ride the Margaret River wave – 29 January, 2014
Celebrate Australia Day in the Margaret River Region! – 23 January, 2014
Margaret River to indulge creative minds – 14 January, 2014
New Visitor Guide makes waves – 13 January, 2014
Lighthouse grounds free for kids – 16 December, 2013
Margaret River is the traveller’s choice – 4 December, 2013
Margaret River Gourmet Escape exceeds expectations – 2 December, 2013
Top 10 things to do in Summer in the Margaret River region – 25 November, 2013
Dates announced for 2014 Drug Aware Pro – 22 November, 2013
Gourmet Escape named Australia’s Best New Event – 21 November, 2013
Excitement escalates for epicurean escape – 21 November, 2013
Margaret River region scoops major awards – 13 November, 2013
Locals wanted for national TV shoot – 23 October, 2013
Lighthouses to shine blue for Leukaemia – 8 October, 2013
Margaret River wins Best Exhibitor at Perth Royal Show – 2 October, 2013
Locals encouraged to join regional tourism convention – 2 October, 2013
Margaret River takes out GWN7 Top Tourism Award – 23 September, 2013
Taste the Margaret River Region at Perth Royal Show – 23 September, 2013
Top 10 things to do in Margaret River in Spring – 20 September, 2013
Margaret River one of Australia’s Top 10 Destinations – 17 September, 2013
Margaret River in top 5 surf towns in Australia – 12 September, 2013
New Lake Cave Events Deck a unique experience – 12 September, 2013
New CEO for AMRTA – 11 September, 2013
Cruise ships set to dock in Margaret River region – 21st August, 2013
Margaret River named amongst world’s friendliest places – 7th August, 2013
Top 10 things to do in Margaret River in Winter – 29 July, 2013
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse one of WA’s ‘Extraordinary Experiences’ – 15th July, 2013
Margaret River launches Perth TV campaign – 15th July, 2013
Jewel Cave vies for 8th Wonder of the World
– 19th June, 2013
The whales are back with a splash! – 31 May, 2013
Margaret River surfing post makes Australia’s Top 10 – 1 May, 2013
Margaret River tops Luxury Gold List – 11 April, 2013
Big waves predict big crowds for Surf Pro finals – 20 March, 2013
Emergence Festival launch a creative coup – 21st February 2013
Margaret River a finalist in social media face-off – 18 February 2013
Silver lining at Australian Tourism Awards – 18 February 2013
Margaret River celebrates 100 years – 7 February 2013
Margaret River surfing post goes viral on Facebook – 23 January 2013
Margaret River in Australia’s Top 10 Places to Go in 2013 – 23 January 2013
New Visitor Guide set to inspire – 8 January 2013
Stage two of Lighthouse project underway – 5 December 2012
Margaret River still Australia’s Best Town – 4 December 2012
Drug Aware Margaret River Pro goes world class – 14 November 2012
Margaret River shines at WA Tourism Awards – 14 November 2012
Margaret River goes mobile – 9 November 2012
Margaret River launches new coloured visitor’s map – 8 November 2012
Margaret River wins regional marketing award – 28 September 2012
Wildflower experience with a difference – 24 September 2012
Taste, experience, connect at Perth Royal Show – 24 September 2012
Lighthouses shine for the kids – 14 September 2012
Get down and dirty at Moondyne Cave – 3rd September 2012
Funding flows for innovative Lake Cave study – 22nd August 2012
Margaret River launches national TV advertisment – 19th July 2012
Tourism associations advance regional brand – 10th June 2012
Margaret River to host international culinary event – 7th June 2012
Whale Song Augusta trifecta – 22nd May 2012
Tourism associations advance regional brand – 26th April 2012
Mega cave fun for the school holidays – 2nd April 2012
400,000 royal Margaret River reasons – 12th March 2012
The Prince of Jewel Cave – 27th February 2012
iPad Jewel a success – 17th January 2012
Jewel Cave wins at WA Tourism Awards – 27th November 2011
Margaret River the best according to travellers – 30th November 2011
Margaret River awarded Top Tourism Town 2011 – 21st October 2011
Lake Cave Hydrology Project flows on – 12th May 2011
CowParade will now take on Australia – 22nd November 2010
Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Destinations 2010 – 9th November 2009