Mawson Lakes

Mawson Lakes, South Australia

Mawson Lakes

Value

A$3 billion

 

Address

Mawson Lakes SA 5095

 

Phone

08 8209 1300

 

Email

blakescrossingreception@lendlease.com

 

Mawson Lakes is a success story like no other. It has embraced innovation as a tool for enhancing quality of life and sustainability

Mawson Lakes has become a true community where people can live, learn, work and play.

The community’s success is testament to the key partnerships held between Lend Lease, the State Government’s Land Management Corporation, the City of Salisbury and the University of South Australia.

Size/Population

  • Spread over 620 hectares.
  • 12,000 residents in 4,000 homes 

Open Space and Recreation

30% of Mawson Lakes is set aside for open space – that’s 189 hectares, including lakes and waterways.

  • 7 ha main recreational lake Sir Douglas Mawson Lakes (largest lake north of the city)
  • 2 ha Shearwater Lake
  • 2.2 ha The Bridges Lake
  • Mobara Park with tennis courts, BBQ facilities, Japanese Gardens and City Beach Volleyball
  • Hike and bike trails linking residential villages (26kms)
  • Playgrounds, parks and gardens
  • 9 hole golf course
  • Dog Park 

Education

Education at Mawson Lakes offers whole of life learning opportunities, with programs offered for all ages:

  • 4 Child care Centres
  • Mawson Lakes Primary School
  • Endeavour College (Secondary)
  • University of South Australia
  • The Mawson Centre (Community Education) 

Shopping and Lifestyles

Mawson Lakes is a shopping and dining destination in northern Adelaide, boasting a waterside café dining precinct and over 100 businesses in Mawson Central. Mawson Lakes is home to almost 5,000 workers.

  • Stage 1 of the Town Centre comprises retail and commercial, Woolworths supermarket & specialty stores, Restaurants and cafes, as well as Medical and health services.
  • Stage 2 still to come.
  • The Mawson Central Business District offers further commercial and retail businesses in banking, finance, human resourcing, vetinary, dry cleaning, clothing, medical, finance and much more. 

Community

The Mawson Lakes Community features over 60 groups in fitness, art, business and social and host regular community events.

Living Options
The Mawson Lakes Community offers a diverse range of housing from apartments and terraces to $1M homes. Having now reached completion, there are a limited amount of land allotments remaining for purchase.

Leadership in Sustainability

  • Recycled water system plumbed to all homes
  • Design of homes reducing Mawson Lakes’ carbon footprint to around 20% less than the Adelaide average
  • Mawson Lakes Interchange (train and bus services)
  • Jobs for almost 5,000 workers
  • High density living around the Mawson Lakes Interchange, with 3,000 dwellings located within a 10 minute walk.
  • Self-sustaining community groups and events
  • Target Work program 

Leadership in Safety

  • Establishment of the Mawson Lakes Safe Community Network
  • Shearwater Bike Park
  • Child-friendly urban design
  • Accreditation by the International Safe Communities Network

Relationships

The Mawson Lakes Economic Development Project is a Joint Venture between Delfin Lend Lease and the State Government’s Land Management Corporation. It holds strong partnerships with the University of South Australian and The City of Salisbury.

Awards

2003 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Excellence Masterplanned Development More Than 600 Lots – Mawson Lakes Development

2004 UDIA National Award for Excellence Best Masterplanned Development – Mawson Lakes

2005 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Excellence Medium Density Housing up to Two Stories – Terrace Homes at Mawson Lakes, Mawson Lakes Development

2005 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Excellence Environmental – Mawson Lakes Recycled Water System, Mawson Lakes Development

2005 Engineers Australia (SA Division) Engineering Excellence Award Environmental Category – Mawson Lakes Recycled Water System, Mawson Lakes Development

2005  Engineers Australia: Australian Engineering Excellence Award – Finalist – Mawson Lakes Development ......

2007 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Excellence Best Master Planned Development, commercial, retail, industrial or mixed use – Mawson Central, Mawson Lakes Development

2007 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Excellence Affordable Development - Studio 51 Homes, Delfin Lend Lease, Mawson Lakes Development

2008 UDIA National Award for Best Master Planned Development – Mawson Central mixed use precinct, Mawson Lakes Development

2008 UDIA National Award for Affordable Housing – Studio51 Homes, Delfin Lend Lease, Mawson Lakes Development

2008 National Property Council of Australia Awards – Bassett Award for Sustainable Developments, Mawson Lakes Development

2008 South Australian Property Council - Judge's Commendation for Best Development, Mawson Lakes Development

2008 HIA Greensmart Awards – Estate of the Year (Mawson Lakes Development)

2008  Planning Institute of Australia: Urban Design – Plans & Ideas – Mawson Central, Mawson Lakes Development

2008  FIABCI Commendation: Master Plan Category – Finalist, Mawson Lakes Development

2009 Planning Institute of Australia – National Award for Urban Design, Mawson Central, Mawson Lakes Development

2009 UDIA EnviroDevelopment Accreditation

2009 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Local Community Development – Mawson Lakes Economic Development Project

2010 UDIA (SA Division) Award for Excellence Best Local Community Category – Target Work Program, Mawson Lakes

2010 World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre on Community Safety Promotion, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden – International Safe Communities Accreditation – Mawson Lakes.