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Coast Protection Grants

The Coast Protection Board’s annual Coast Protection Grant Program provides funding to coastal councils to better manage and protect South Australia’s valuable coastal assets and address climate change risks.

The Coast Protection Grant program is administered with the support of the Department for Environment and Water.

2023 - 2024 Coast Protection Grant Programs

2023 - 24 Coast Protection Board Grants have been awarded. Congratulations to the following recipients:

2023 - 24

Project Title Council Grant
Witton Bluff North Seawall RepairCity of Onkaparinga


Beachport Groyne RepairWattle Range Council$240,000
North Shields Dune ProtectionDistrict Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula$113,000
Southend Sand ReplenishmentWattle Range Council$80,000
Whyalla Foreshore Sand ReplenishmentWhyalla City Council$68,000
City of Victor Harbor Coastal PhD Enterprise ScholarshipVictor Harbor City Council$53,000
Magazine Bay Foreshore ProtectionCopper Coast Council$43,000
Black Point Foreshore ModellingYorke Peninsula Council$43,000
Robe Beaches Sand ReplenishmentDistrict Council of Robe$20,000
Planning and Investigation - Pt Victoria and Pt VincentYorke Peninsula Council$13,000

Past recipients of Coast Protection Grants

2022 - 23


Project Title


Pt Pirie Regional Council

Solomontown Beach - Reconstruction of Path & Levee


Yorke Peninsula Council

Stansbury Seawall


City of Onkaparinga

Cliff Top Stabilisation Protection Works - Contiguous Piled Retaining Wall


Kingston District CouncilWyomi Rock Seawall Extensionn$130,000

Kingston District Council

Wyomi Sand Nourishment


Alexandrina CouncilCommunity Coastal Flood Emergency Planning & Engagement for Murray Estuary Settlements$75,000

Whyalla City Council

Whyalla Foreshore Sand Replenishment Program

$ 60,000

District Council of Tumby Bay

Tumby Bay Coastal Adaptation Strategy

$ 60,000

City of Marion

City of Marion Coastal Monitoring Program

$ 42,000

City of Holdfast Bay

Glenelg North Seawall Design

$ 20,000

Copper Coast Council

Coastal Trail Stability & Erosion Study

$ 15,000

2021 - 22


Project Title


Copper Coast Council

Moonta Bay Foreshore Rock Armouring


District Council of Ceduna

Smoky Bay Foreshore Revetment Wall


Kangaroo Island Council

Pennington Bay Beach Access Stairs


City of Onkaparinga

Tiller Drive Managed Retreat Project


Kingston District Council

Wyomi Sand Protection


Kangaroo Island Council

Baudin Beach Access Stairs


Adelaide Plains Council

Fencing Thompson Beach


Yorke Peninsula Council

Design of Coastal Defence Structures


City of Charles Sturt

Coastal protection assessment & management


City of Marion

Hallett Cove Pool Concept Plan and Consultation


City of Whyalla

Seawall & Replenishment


Barunga West Council

Port Broughton Protection Works


Yorke Peninsula Council

Foul Bay - Review of hazards & adaptation options


Dictrict Council of Robe

Town Beach Sand Replenishment


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