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LOBSTER INDUSTRY REELING

On Friday December 7th, 2018¬† the state government delivered a broadside to the commercial lobster/crayfish industry, the primary industry in Lancelin. Fisheries Minister Dave Kelly announced that the annual catch will go from 6,300 tonnes to 8,000 tonnes in 2020. BUT, existing licence holders will only be allowed to catch an extra 315 tonnes of that increased quota, the remainder (1,385 tonnes or about 17%) will be owned by the… Read More

OCEAN CLASSIC REGISTRATIONS OPEN NOW

The 34th running of the Lancelin Ocean Classic is set down for the 12th of January, 2019. This is the world’s longest wind/kite-surfing marathon, starting in Ledge Point and this year finishing in front of Lancelin’s Harold Park where the event village will be housed. ¬†There will be a 9-day festival kicking off on January 5th and running until January 13th incorporating a host of events and activities. Click here… Read More

BUSKERS FESTIVAL

For the third year running, Lancelin welcomed and hosted talented entertainers to town on the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd. This festival drew a wide range of performers, from solo musicians to bands and magicians. There were cash prizes on offer and plenty of moral support from appreciative locals and visitors.  … Read More

BIKING ON THE DUNES

The Off-Road area at the Lancelin sand dunes is a vast and a veritable playground for those with 2- or 4-wheel bikes. Entry to the area is free 7 days a week between the hours of 8am and 7pm. Given there are many people on foot on the front sand-boarding dunes, riders are expected to stay well away from that area as behaviour like this (below) puts the viability of… Read More