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Biggest Morning Tea 2016

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As promised, the Busselton Jetty Hosts continued with the Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea on Sunday May 22 despite rain, bitter cold and wind gusts up to 34 knots. Between the hours of 9.30 and 11.30 the Busselton Jetty offered free jetty entry for those participating in the morning tea and many donated their full…

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Rehabilitation of Marine Life

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In a world first marine rehabilitation project, Busselton Jetty Underwater Observatory Manager Sophie Teede has been successfully colonising sea sponges and soft corals on Busselton Jetty pylons. It was not known if the marine life would regenerate after being scraped off to prevent the progression of the molluscan wood borer or Teredo worm. “The initial…

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Jetty Receives $50,000 Grant

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Lotterywest has awarded the Busselton Jetty Environment and Conservation Association with a $50,000 grant. The funds will contribute towards conservation works and to upgrade interactive story-telling technology in the Jetty’s Interpretive Centre Museum. Busselton Jetty chief executive Lisa Shreeve welcomed the grant and said it was important to share the Jetty’s history and demonstrate the…

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Busselton Naturalists Club

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Resident Marine Biologist and Underwater Observatory Manager Sophie Teede was guest speaker at Naturalists' February meeting. Here is just a little snippet of her enlightening talk on marine invertebrates as written by GNAT. What a colourful crew they are! The orange and rose sponges, for example, form some of the patchwork 'quilted' covering for the hundreds of…

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A little Dinner Inspiration

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BUSSELTON JETTY FISHING CLINIC SECRET FISH RECIPES From the amazing Busselton locals who fish at the Jetty Easy Fish Cakes – Thai style 500 g white fish ½ cup coconut milk 1 teas crushed garlic 2 tabs fish sauce 2 tabs chopped coriander Grated rind of 1 lime 2 teas hot chili sauce ½ teas…

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Progress on Railway House – May 2016

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Railway House Takes Shape on the Foreshore Less than 8 weeks since the first sod was turned to mark the beginning of the Railway House project the building’s footprint is now clearly evident. Bulk earthworks have been completed and around 700m2 of concrete slab put down. Foundation pipes for drainage and plumbing and electrical cabling…

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Biggest Morning Tea at Busselton Jetty

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Busselton Jetty will once again be hosting a Cancer Council Biggest Morning Tea and possibly also the longest Morning Tea in Australia on Sunday May 22. Between the hours of 9.30 and 11.30 Busselton Jetty will be offering free jetty entry for those participating in the morning tea and it is hoped they will donate…

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Busselton Jetty and the Leeuwin Current

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Being nearby the coast in Western Australia during the autumn months provides the opportunity to experience some of the best ocean conditions to be had all year. The best diving, fishing and boating often occurs during the months of March through April, due to the previous months of summer providing calm and warm conditions. The…

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