IN THE NEWS

Coastal erosion is a community concern and is making headlines. Here we provide links to media reports and stories connected to the Moyne River, its esturary and our coastline.

July 20, 2016

Anthony Brady WARRNAMBOOL STANDARD

THE leader of a group taking on coastal erosion believes Port Fairy is well-placed to defend itself.

 

In June, houses at Collaroy Beach in Sydney suffered extensive damage when storms battered the dunes where the properties precariously sit.

 

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September 27, 2016

Anthony Brady WARRNAMBOOL STANDARD

THE leader of the Port Fairy Coastal Group said progress is being made in the fight against erosion but warned to err on the side of caution.

 

In his report at the group’s annual general meeting earlier this month, chairperson Nick Abbott said it had been a productive year of data collection and collation.

 

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May 4, 2016

MADELEINE McNEIL, WARRNAMBOOL STANDARD

Port Fairy’s coastline has been chosen to feature on a new Australian coastal management website.

 

A film crew captured residents monitoring South Beach on Thursday and highlighted some of the local coastal issues.

 

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Work on sea wall begins

Nov 10, 2015

MADELEINE McNEIL, MOYNE GAZETTE

Construction of a new 225 metre sea wall began this week at Pea Soup Beach, Port Fairy to prevent ongoing sand dune erosion.

 

The beach is closed to the public throughout the work’s duration and are expected to take four weeks, depending on weather conditions.

 

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Nov 02, 2015

MOYNE SHIRE

A new sea wall is to be constructed at Pea Soup Beach. A rock seawall was constructed on the toe (front) of the eroded dunes in front of the private property at 1 Ocean Drive many years ago.

 

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September 27, 2015

KATRINA LOVEL, WARRNAMBOOL STANDARD

RUBBISH at the former East Beach tip site should be removed not covered up, a public rally in Port Fairy was told on Sunday.

 

About 50 people attended the Victorian Marine Animal Defence Conservation Society’s meeting, which aimed to highlight the issue.

 

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