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Accessibility at Busselton Jetty

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The Jetty is rich with the sights, sounds and smells of the ocean, making it an enriching and accessible outing for visitors with a range of disabilities. The Stocker Preston Express electric train, which runs the length of the 1.8km long Jetty, has space in it's carriages to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers. On the journey…

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Busselton Jetty for Schools Launch

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Busselton Jetty is taking marine education to local schools in a new program focusing on the colourful 153 year history and community value of the iconic heritage listed asset.   The incursion program has been designed for students in Year 4 to 6 and Year 7 to 10 and would also focus on biodiversity and conservation. Topics include history and…

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Globe Fish

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One of the more inquisitive species of fish found under the Jetty is the Globe fish (Diodon nicthemerus). Easily identified by its highly animated face it is commonly found on the seafloor. Although it has a smiley appearance it is one of the most poisonous fish that live in Geographe Bay. As members of the…

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Make a Tax Deductible Project Donation

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Help regenerate sponges and soft corals under the Busselton Jetty, support the new school program or assist in the development of a world class Australian Marine Discovery Centre! The Busselton Jetty Environment Fund (BJEF) has been set up to help fund these special projects to help preserve the Jetty for future generations. Now is the…

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Jetty Museum Wins Heritage Award

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The Busselton Jetty Museum is very proud to have been awarded for heritage excellence at the 2018 Western Australian Heritage Awards. The Museum, which was revamped in 2017, was announced as the joint winner of the Interpretation Project category, sharing the honour with Broome’s Jetty to Jetty Walk. The new interactive and immersive Museum experience…

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40 Years since Cyclone Alby

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40 years ago today on 4th April 1978 Tropical Cyclone Alby swept down the coast of WA. During the night winds of up to 175km per hour buffeted Busselton and the Jetty. Together with enormous waves and a strong storm surge, a 700m section of the Promenade Jetty was damaged beyond repair, the force was…

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Leeuwin’s Pirate Day

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Ahoy me hearties! The Festival of Busselton are hosting their Pirate Competition at 9am on Sunday 14th January, where pirates aged 12 years and under are invited to take over the STS Leeuwin II which will be moored at the Jetty. The best pirate outfits will be judged by the ship’s captain, with prizes for…

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