It’s that time of year again: Carols in the Park. Join the fun in Lion’s Park, Friday, December 17 at 6:45. Bring a picnic or enjoy the sausage sizzle. A good time. Guaranteed!
Nominations are now open for Naturaliste Gratitude Awards, the annual DPA awards that recognise individuals making a contribution to our community. The nomination deadline is January 14, 2022. More information is available here
Friday, Dec. 3 is the deadline to comment on the proposed six storey office/retail/ apartment complex on Dunn Bay Road. If it goes ahead it will be the tallest building south of Bunbury. More details here on making a submission. The future of the project will be decided by a 5 person panel (JDAP) consistingContinue reading “Last chance to comment on 6 storey complex”
Please click here to register. See you there!
The DPA held its 2021 AGM on July 29, 2021. The management committee reluctantly accepted the retirement of treasurer Bryn Sargeant. Ross Goby was elected to the committee as the new treasurer. All the other committee members were re-elected. Ann Goby was also elected to the committee. The committee thanked Bryn for his hard workContinue reading “AGM held-new treasurer”
A new park opened in Dunsborough in mid June, 2021, the result of a collaboratiion between the DPA, the City of Busselton and the RAC. At the instigation of ex-councillor John McCallum and the DPA, the city, over the past few years, has been negotating with Telstra to convert its car park in the centreContinue reading “New park opens”
In May Djiljit Mia Community Gathering Place won the 2021 W.A. Parks and Leisure award of excellence in two categories: Community Based Initiative of the Year and Best Regional/Rural Industry Contribution. National awards will be announced in September. Congratulations to Trish! As of June 6 the City has taken over respoinsibility for managing the space.
The DPA sponsored petition requesting the council rezone lots facing the foreshore to 3 stories picked up momentum Saturday with over 200 signatures. Sharing a booth with Dunsborough 2030 there was non-stop traffic all morning. The petition requests the council rezone all the R80 lots on Geographe Bay Road to R60. This will lower theContinue reading “Petition momentum grows”
Christmas carols 2020 was a big success with Lion’s Park packed out. Kids to seniors all seemed to enjoy the warm summer night.
A spectacular fireworks show held in Dunsborough last Sunday night (March 1) to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Dunsborough Arts Festival was so successful that Dianne Laurance has promised to sponsor another fireworks presentation for next year’s Festival. Around 7000 people lined the foreshore parks and beaches to see them. Dunsborough Progress Association PresidentContinue reading “Fireworks celebrate festival success”