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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

LANCELIN’S CRAY BOATS

Lancelin is home to around 20 professional fishing boats that ply the waters off our coast in search of Western Rock Lobsters (aka crayfish). Here’s an aerial tour of the bay from news year’s day, 2017, showing each of the boats.  … Read More

PRO CRAYFISHERMEN NOW ALLOWED TO SELL DIRECT

Earlier this year a number of Lancelin business people were invited to attend a tourism forum hosted by the WA Premier in Jurien Bay. One of the many matters raised was how ludicrous it was that crayfish were not able to be purchased direct from professional fishermen like they were many years ago. As a result of that forum, the state government announced in December 2016 that those holders of certain… Read More