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LANCELIN NOW 5 MINUTES CLOSER TO PERTH

On August 4th, 2017 the $246,000,000 Mitchell Freeway extension was officially opened by the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, WA Premier Mark McGowan, Member for Pearce Christian Porter, Member for Moore Ian Goodenough and a number of other politicians and dignitaries. The 6 kilometre extension took the final freeway exit from Burns Beach Road to Hester Avenue, cutting around 5 minutes from the journey from Perth to Lancelin and beyond. The… Read More

NEW CARAVAN PARK OPERATORS ANNOUNCED

On June 20, 2017, the Shire of Gingin appointed two married couples, operating under a company structure, as the new operators of the Lancelin South Caravan Park. Reg and Donna Cocking and Christopher and Nella Sialtsis were the successful applicants and will initially be appointed as interim managers on July 1st, 2017. There are some legalities that need to be addressed e.g. changing the designation from caravan park to holiday… Read More

SKATE PARK UPGRADE CONFIRMED

In early June, 2017, Federal Member for Pearce, Christian Porter, confirmed that the upgrade to the Lancelin skate park in the middle of town has been given the green light. You might remember that just prior to the last federal election, Mr Porter held a press conference at the park promising $126,000 for the works if the Liberal government was returned to office. The upgrade will include: *  the addition… Read More

Sandboarding

Lancelin is Australia’s premier sandboarding destination and it’s just 90 minutes from the centre of Perth. Sandboarding in Lancelin is inexpensive and lots of fun.  So what’s involved? First, get yourself to town.  The drive from the centre of Perth is a mere 90 minutes.  Head north along the Mitchell Freeway and then Wanneroo Road, which eventually changes into Indian Ocean Drive.  The Lancelin turn-off is well signposted, so head… Read More