A Big Country: Aussie pearls industry rebounds

After a tough few years things are starting to look up for the Australian pearling industry in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. A mystery disease wiped out huge numbers of wild pearl shell at the Cygnet Bay Pearl Farm, north of Broome, a few years ago forcing the company to produce some of their own shell in a purpose-built hatchery.

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Pearl mistress

Alison Brown’s love for the Dampier Peninsula hasn’t wavered in 50 years. Read article excerpt here and purchase Outback Magazine: August/September 2018 to read the full article.

The Coast’s hidden treasures: Pearls

COAST: A free tourism and lifestyle magazine – a fresh look at the best of the Central Coast NSW that takes you to secluded unspoilt beaches and popular swimming spots; breathtaking coastal walks rated among the best in the world; architecture energised by clifftop views and leafy acreages; holiday accommodation designed to suit the most discerning tastes as well as for those who crave the simple life. Read about the dreams that motivated the tree-changer and sea-changer chefs; romantic wedding venues to set your heart racing; golf courses where the scenery competes for your attention; the hinterland’s surprising green valleys and fresh mountain air; and neighbouring Hunter Valley’s dedicated winemakers.

Read full feature article on Broken Bay here.