$5 million will support the high priority coastal erosion projects, including:
- $3.25 million for the large-scale Port Beach sand nourishment project
- $500,000 for Quinns Beach groyne construction
- $600,000 for Drummond Cove groyne construction and sand nourishment
- $650,000 for Point Peron coastal management.
An additional $1.76 million will be allocated to 42 projects across WA to assist local governments and communities to plan, protect, manage and enhance WA’s coastal areas.
More than $150,000 has been awarded to the Shire of Gingin to undertake strategic coastal planning for Ledge Point, Guilderton, Seabird and Lancelin, and investigate more long-term solutions to manage coastal erosion.
Another 28 coastal erosion hotspots have also received grant funding, including $300,000 to the Shire of Esperance for a collaborative trial project and a further $39,000 to protect Duke’s Dunes.
For more information:
- visit WA Recovery Plan Initiatives
- see the McGowan Government investing in coastal erosion hotspots media statement.