More than $1.1 million of grants have been awarded to coastal councils in 2019 to help them undertake important investigations and coast protection works.
The Coast Protection Board’s 2019 grants program funded 20 projects to 15 coastal councils, equating to a total of $1,130,496.
The recipients were:
- $255,700 to District Council of Ceduna to repair the foreshore seawall that was damaged in storms
- $211,500 to Yorke Peninsula Council for a coastal risk study and action plan for vulnerable settlements, and coastal flooding protection works at Port Clinton
- $132,500 to Kingston District Council to extend geotextile bag works to protect dunes adjacent to the Wyomi Beach seawall and undertake a coastal adaptation strategy for Kingston SE
- $105,000 to Wattle Range Council for repair to the Beachport seawall, a coastal adaptation strategy for Beachport, and design and construction of beach access works at Southend
- $76,000 to Alexandrina Council for a coastal adaptation study of Alexandrina Council and protection works at Ratalang Basham Beach
- $58,000 to District Council of Mt Remarkable for a seawall at Port Germein
- $55,000 to Kangaroo Island Council for protection works to address coastal flood risk at American River
- $52,296 to Copper Coast Council to manage sand drift at North Beach, including fencing and dune planting to build a natural buffer
- $49,500 to Port Augusta City Council for the extension of an existing levee bank
- $38,000 to Barunga West Council for the design of protection works at Port Broughton
- $32,500 to District Council of Streaky Bay for the design of protection works at Baird Bay
- $22,500 to District Council of Robe for beach replenishment at Main beach, Fox beach and Hooper’s beach
- $22,500 to City of Whyalla for beach replenishment on the Whyalla foreshore
- $13,000 to City of Holdfast Bay for a coastal management strategy
- $6,500 to District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula for a vulnerability assessment of low-lying settlements at Tulka, North Shields and Farm Beach.