June 26, 2019

Good evening members.

I write this, as I look out to a sinking sun over the water from our idyllic camping spot just south of Geralton in WA. Whenever I travel along the coast, I can’t help looking to see what is happening to beaches.

On the whole I am surprised that they appear in good shape but every n...

March 27, 2018

The Port Fairy Coastal Group was pleased to meet The Governor, the Honourable Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria and Mr. Anthony Howard QC and to explain the history, function and some details of the research the Group has undertaken during the last 5 years.

Nick Abbott, the Chairman of the Group exp...

February 25, 2018

Hallo members.


We are now into the new year and so far have been blessed by great weather which has made Port Fairy even more vibrant. The Moyneyana festival was a great success for young and old and the Surf Life Saving Club did a fantastic job managing the nipper program which on the carnival day inv...

February 3, 2018

Parks Victoria has released the Belfast Coastal Reserve Draft Management Plan for community review and feedback. You have until Friday 16 March, 2018 to have your say.

The report is certainly comprehensive, running to 112 pages covering Cultural landscape and living heritage, the enviornment and recreat...

February 3, 2018

On a wet and windy day PFCG setup shop on the green as part of the Moyneyanna Nature Day. There was good interest from locals and visitors, David explained some of the detail of how the group gathers data and what the data is showing.

Hopefully some new members will join as a result, many thanks to all...

November 30, 2017

Hi members,

        Well, we seemed to have got through the winter without any major weather events to disrupt the beach. The sand heights along East Beach are currently quite good, most posts showing average or above average heights. Its interesting to see that post 4 has been buried by about half a me...

September 28, 2017

Welcome.

                 Another year gone and a lot more data collected and collated. David Bills Thompson will give you and overview of what has been happening on the foreshore of East Beach and South Beach. We continue to monitor monthly. After being conjured by Jenny Young, this usually involves a...

April 10, 2017

Hallo members and web site viewers,

          Summer is fast disappearing and winter approaching so I thought I had better say a few nice things about East Beach before winter storms undo what has happened during summer.

The beach height readings at most of the pos...

December 16, 2016

The year is fast approaching its end and so a brief update about the last 6 month’s activities is timely.

Beach monitoring continues on a regular basis and we are now getting to a stage when the four years of data collection is beginning to allow us to see trends in sand movement along the beach and dun...

October 21, 2016

It gives me great pleasure to be able to say to you that we have had another productive year of data collection and collation. While this is our core reason for existing we do have a number of other functions in this community which we feel are contributing to overall community awareness of the state o...

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