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Ballaarat Railway Engine Home At Last

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Now fully restored the historic Ballaarat Engine has been relocated to the new interpretive centre in Railway House. The oldest surviving Australian-built locomotive, Ballaarat Engine has seen many homes. It lay abandoned on Wonnerup Beach for many years before being located to the Midland Railway Yards. Delivered back to Busselton in 1937 at the behest…

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Festival of Paddle

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The Events Capital of Western Australia will be delivering another World Class Event with the Festival of Paddle taking place in Busselton April 1 and 2, 2017. The event will take place on the Busselton foreshore, within the surrounds of the Busselton Jetty, with racing held over both days. The event is open to all…

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Retail Product Update

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Spring has sprung, the sun is shining and the water is crystal clear! We love this time of year and to kick off the season we have some fantastic fresh new products just perfect for our spring and summer beach lifestyle. With more products arriving each week there’s no better time to come in for…

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Corroboree Asia 2016

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Corroboree Asia is an Australia-based trade event that combines a training workshop and familiarisation visits exclusively for qualified Aussie Specialist agents from Greater China and other key Asian markets including Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore. These qualified Aussie Specialist agents are front-line retail agents who actively sell Australia as a preferred long-haul destination…

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Virtual Reality Coming to Jetty Museum

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With help from Lotterywest, Royalties for Regions and the Southwest Development Commission, the Busselton Jetty Environment and Conservation Association are upgrading the Interpretive Centre Museum. The refreshed museum will bring history to life and offer a new and invigorated visitor experience, with interactive, immersive creative technologies. At the heart of this redevelopment is the introduction…

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Crocheting a coral reef

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Wendy Kelton is a Jetty Host. When Wendy isn’t volunteering she enjoys a cuppa, making new friends, having a chat and most importantly, crochet. Wendy has begun a huge undertaking of crocheting a coral reef. She has enjoyed herself immensely in the process and would like to spread the joy. So if you are a…

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New Jetty Train Update

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As you know the Busselton Jetty Environment and Conservation Association (BJECA) have been progressing on the development of a new electric train. Here is an update on the progress of the carriages from Ian Clarke, Busselton Jetty Operations Manager. "In the next week or two, one carriage will be completely assembled as a ‘bare’ unit…

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$10.5 Million redevelopment of Busselton foreshore

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Premier Colin Barnett and Regional Development Minister Terry Redman announced a $10.5 Million redevelopment of Busselton foreshore to deliver quality beachfront accommodation and tourism experiences. “The South-West is Western Australia’s most visited regional area and the redeveloped Busselton foreshore will create an attractive investment proposition for private hotel developers and generate a substantial economic stimulus for…

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