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.
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”
The City of Busselton is engaging with the community over the planned foreshore cafe and kiosk in Dunsborough. The city will be holding information sessions February 20 and 21 at the Naturalist Community Centre (Thursday Feb 20: 4:00pm – 5:00pm, Friday Feb 21: 1.30pm – 2:30pm). Concurrently, submissions can be made to the WA DepartmentContinue reading “Foreshore cafe review and submissions open”
Dunsborough recently got even brighter with the addition of three new artworks in the town centre. Phase One of the Dunsborough Progress Association’s WanderArt project is complete. Lauren Wilhelm’s work on the Lions Park electrical box has an important conservation message about the critically endangered Western Ringtail Possum. Thanks to GeoCatch for funding this artwork.Continue reading “WanderArt Phase 1 complete”