Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Credit Tim Campbell

Leeuwin 400 Commemoration Event

Sunday, 30th October 2022 - 11:30am to 2:30pm


A local working group are set to bring history to life with a special event in Augusta, to commemorate the 400-year anniversary of the mapping of Cape Leeuwin. A community day will be held on Sunday 30 October 2022 from 11.30am to 2.30pm to acknowledge the historical event with a range of activities for all ages.

The Leeuwin 400 event will include a Welcome to Country by Iszaac Webb and will see the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands attend and unveil a commemorative plaque. As well as food and coffee vans, The Anchormen sea shanty singers will perform, and a photography exhibition, community art project, face painting, rope tying and reed rope making with Undalup Association will make for an entertaining day out.

29 OCT Venue Update:

Due to weather the commemoration has been moved from Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse to:

Augusta Centennial Hall
62 Allnut Terrace, Augusta
11.30am – 2.30pm

Parking is available directly at the hall and the event schedule will remain as originally planned at the new location.