Unapproved rock wall at Belongil-low tide and high tide. The proposed rock wall will, over time, make the picture on the right a permanent situation along all of Belongil Beach.
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Remember to put in a submission on Council’s Coastal Zone Management Plan by Tues 14 June.
The wisdom – or lack of it – in building hard structures to try and defend the coastline is indefensible. In the light of the information we have available to us about coastline management historically and what can be predicted into the future with sea level rise and more frequent and intense extreme weather events, to try and fight nature is a Sisyphian task -and a bottomless pit financially.
Impact of Coastal Erosion in Australia
World’s beaches being lost to coastal development
Website reveals which homes will be swamped by rising sea levels
Erosion experiences from around the world