South Australia Coastal Research and Development Grants 2020

The South Australian Government is investing in research and development to improve management of its beaches and enhance the coastal environment through the New life for our coastal environment commitment. Funding is available for practical research and development projects to address current and future coastal risks, that will lead to better on-ground management and protection of the South Australian coastline into the future. Read More

Future Coasts - Queensland's coast in 50 years

Early bird registration for the 2019 Queensland Coastal Conference is now open! The conference, to be held on the 21st and 22nd August 2019 at Mantra Legends in Surfers Paradise, is now accepting early bird registrations. The Organising Committee has worked hard to bring our most affordable and accessible conference yet. Early bird registrations are open until the 30th April, so get in quick! Read More

Rabbits more destructive to dunes than climate change

Rabbits have been identified as the culprit behind historical damage to the vast dune system that flanks South Australia’s Coorong. A long-term study of vegetation cover on Younghusband Peninsula’s transgressive dunes by Flinders University researchers shows that rabbits have been the most destructive factor affecting dune stability, ahead of wind, temperature fluctuation or rainfall ¬- and recent reduction of the rabbit population has greatly improved the stability of these dunes. Read More