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LDCA SWIM PLATFORM BACK IN THE BAY

In early February 2018, the Lancelin District Community Association decided that the district needed a swim platform in the calm waters of Lancelin Bay.  Less than a month later it was in, much to the delight of both locals and visitors. It was taken out over winter but is back in the water once again opposite Harold Park for the 2018/19 summer.  Use of it is free, BUT please don’t… Read More

SANDBOARDING

Lancelin is Australia’s premier sandboarding destination and it’s just 85 minutes from the centre of Perth. Sandboarding in Lancelin is inexpensive, and fun (click here to rent a sandboard from as little as $12.50). So what’s involved? STEP 1: GET TO LANCELIN First, get yourself to town. The drive from the centre of Perth is a mere 85 minutes.  Head north to the end of the Mitchell Freeway and turn right on Hester… Read More

LANCELIN TRIATHLON 2018

A superb morning greeted the 90+ entrants in today’s Lancelin Triathlon.  Australia’s Attorney General Christian Porter was amongst the many who ran, swam and rode in the event. Own an un-watermarked print of any pic by clicking here – https://www.kymillman.com/product/fine-art-prints/  For results head to http://my1.raceresult.com/90419/?lang=en#0_7BD07D… Read More

SURFING & SUP-ing

Lancelin is a popular surfing destination just 90 minutes from Perth and for those who don’t own a board, you can rent one in town. While the bay is protected by a reef about a kilometre offshore, to the south is Lancelin’s Back Beach, a popular spot with surfers of all ages and abilities. If you have a 4WD you’ll be able to access the beach easily. Simply take the… Read More

STYLE AND GRACE IN LANCELIN

17-year old Taylah Small is quite the dancer as you can see from this marvellous series of photographs by acclaimed local photographer Kym Illman. Over 3 hours one January morning, Taylah performed for the camera in the dunes and along the beach. The Perth dancer has quite a future in front of her and a quick look through these images will convince you her skills are impeccable. It shouldn’t be forgotten… Read More

LANCELIN LOOKOUT UPGRADED

Visitors and locals will be thrilled by the upgrade to the Lancelin Lookout which was completed mid-June.     Members of the LDCA, in particular Jan Cardy, Andrea Moss and Kathy Thomas were instrumental in progressing the upgrade. The Bendigo Bank contributed $44,000 towards the project after the LDCA enlisted their help. The Shire of Gingin funded the balance and the result is impressive. Those on bikes and in wheelchairs will… Read More

A UNIQUE LANCELIN PHOTOGRAPHIC PROJECT

A CELEBRATION OF THE BREAST is a bold photographic project by Lancelin photographer Tonya Illman. The large format print (1.2m x 1.8m)  will feature the breasts of 108 women and be displayed at exhibitions and charity events around WA once completed. Tonya is appealing to all women aged 18 or older to get involved. The photo shoots are done in her Lancelin photo studio and take just 5 minutes. No… Read More