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Discovering the new Mandurah

Title: Discovering the new Mandurah
Broadcast Date: 11th November 18
Presenter: Christina Morrissy

Chrissy is meets with City of Mandurah Mayor Rhys Williams to discover the sights and experiences of the Mandurah foreshore.

  • In 2017 Mandurah was named top tourism town in Western Australia and its not hard to work out why with its thriving cultural and food scene and water based activities.
  • Mandurah is an easy 50-minute train ride from Perth, making it the perfect place for a day trip from the city.
  •  The area is known to the local Binjareb people as Mandjoogoordup, which means ‘meeting place of the heart’
  • There are a few new recent additions to the foreshore precinct, one of them being the Mandurah Performing Arts centre, which in many ways was the start of the redevelopment of the strip.
  • The Mandurah Performing Arts Centre building was featured in the international Architecture year book, which showcases the best buildings in the world, now that’s something to be proud of.
  • The wall along the foreshore walkway reflects the path of the Wagyl, as the inlet is where the Wagyl come to help the people during a time of drought.
  • Along the walkway there is an array of street art, including beautiful statues that it is hard to not want to take a photograph with.
  • The end of the foreshore is a real melting pot of history, it’s a great place to take in the sights and see how the city has grown and developed.
  • The beautiful restaurant Bar Therapy now sits at the old Tuckey House at the end of the foreshore and is a beautiful location to sit and relax and watch over the foreshore.
  • Take a trip down to Mandurah and discover the new Mandurah for yourself, you will be amazed.