Media Contact

Michelle Jacobsen
PR & Marketing Coordinator
P: 0439 805 901
E: communications@margaretriver.com

Media Releases

Recognition for the WA wine industry | The Cullen Award for Excellence – 15 June 2016
Latest visitation stats reveal positive increase for the Margaret River Region
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