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Regional Coastal Plans

By | 2015-11-09T00:33:33+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Current News|

The Board released the Draft Central Regional Coastal Plan for consultation on Monday 9th February 2015 and is inviting everyone with an interest in the coast to participate and provide feedback by Tuesday 31st March 2015. See media release. The draft Plan is based on the Victorian Coastal Strategy 2014 and community input, and applies [...]

ABM Managing Better Now update 2014

By | 2017-08-22T10:48:26+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Current News|

ABM Managing Better Now prospectus – status report March 2014 Phase one Initial work completed includes: GiS portal developed Collation of all data around the Bay Regional coastal processes assessment. See Action 4 Standard for modelling, builds upon Bellarine LCHA and others Remains high level but builds capacity for local investigations Phase two New work [...]

Portsea Prefeasibility Study

By | 2015-09-03T00:50:01+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Current News|

In 2012 DEPI commissioned a Prefeasibility Study to investigate coastal erosion management options for Portsea beach. The Study assessed all feasible options and after careful consideration by DEPI, it was determined that maintaining the existing sandbag seawall was the only viable approach. Portsea Beach Pre-Feasibility Assessment of Erosion Response Options [PDF File - 8.9 MB]

Portsea protection works

By | 2017-08-22T10:48:26+00:00 September 3rd, 2015|Current News|

Erosion has caused significant changes to the Portsea foreshore. Over the last three years Portsea beach has receded 20 to 25 metres. Since 2010 DEPI has undertaken pier stabilisation works and constructed a 150 metre sandbag seawall to protect Portsea foreshore and minimise further erosion. DEPI will soon be undertaking maintenance works to strengthen the [...]