Published: Friday, 23 March 2012 11:51
Written by Ann Paterson
Each year art comes to Perth’s Cottesloe Beach in the form of the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition, transforming the beachfront into a sculpture garden and showcasing the work of more than 70 local, national and international artists.
The original Sculpture by the Sea exhibition was held at Sydney’s Bondi Beach in 1997, expanding to Cottesloe in 2005 and Aarhus, Denmark, in 2009. It had its origins in the desire of founder David Handley to create a free public arts event, a goal he has certainly achieved.
The Perth community has embraced Sculpture by the Sea, with a record 215 000 people attending the exhibition in 2011, and big crowds attending this year. Visitors mingle with beach-goers, lifesavers and locals as they explore the sculptures.
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Published: Wednesday, 21 March 2012 12:25
Written by Johanna Castro
Less than two hours from Perth travelling south on the Kwinana Freeway is a place known as the City of Three Waters. Bunbury is surrounded by water, situated on a peninsula that’s circumferenced by the surf of the Indian Ocean, the calmer waters of Koombana Bay and the shallow waters of the Leshenault Estuary.
Tourists and travellers are often pleasantly surprised by Bunbury, finding that it’s very different to how they had probably imagined.
A City, A Port or a Tourist Destination?
It’s true that Bunbury can’t quite decide whether it’s an industrial city, a port or a tourist destination but it does offer the best of everything.
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