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Coast Protection Grants

The Coast Protection Board’s annual Coast Protection Grants provide 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 by the Coast Protection Board with the support of the Department for Environment and Water.

$1 million is available for 2022-23 Coast Protection Grants.

Applications Open: 1 November 2022

Applications Close: 28 February 2023

Coastal Councils will be invited to apply. Invitations will be emailed to coastal councils with the Grant Guidelines, FAQs and Application Forms.

2021-22 Coast Protection Grant recipients


Project Title


Adelaide Plains Council

Fencing Thompson Beach


Barunga West Council

Port Broughton Protection Works


District Council of Ceduna

Smoky Bay Foreshore Revetment Wall


City of Charles Sturt

Coastal protection assessment & management


Copper Coast Council

Moonta Bay Foreshore Rock Armouring


Kangaroo Island Council

Pennington Bay Beach Access Stairs


Kangaroo Island Council

Baudin Beach Access Stairs


Kingston District Council

Wyomi Sand Protection


City of Marion

Hallett Cove Pool Concept Plan and Consultation


City of Onkaparinga

Tiller Drive Managed Retreat Project


Dictrict Council of Robe

Town Beach Sand Replenishment


City of Whyalla

Seawall & Replenishment


Yorke Peninsula Council

Design of Coastal Defence Structures


Yorke Peninsula Council

Foul Bay - Review of hazards & adaptation options


2020-21 Coast Protection Grant recipients


Project Title


Alexandrina Council

Ratalang-Basham Beach Access and Dune Stabilisation


Barunga West Council

Pt Broughton Seawall Design


Copper Coast Council

Sand Drift Strategy Implementation & Foredune Management Plan Development


District Council of Elliston

Little Bay Staircase Repair


City of Holdfast Bay

Holdfast Bay Seawall Remediation Options


Kangaroo Island Council

American River Levee


Kingston District Council

Wyomi Beach Protection Works


Limestone Coast Councils

Coastal Hazard Assessment & Adaptation Planning for Limestone Coast Councils


City of Port Augusta

Port Augusta Back Beach Levee


District Council of Robe

LiDAR Bathymetric and Habitat Mapping of DC Robe coast


District Council of Robe

Robe Beach Protection Works


District Council of Robe

Robe Cliff Stability Study


City of Whyalla

Whyalla Foreshore Sand Replenishment Program & Future Management Study


Yorke Peninsula Council

Port Clinton Seawater Inundation Flood Protection


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