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West Beach to get a big boost in time for summer
08 Aug 2021

West Beach to get a big boost in time for summer

The beach at West Beach will get a significant boost in time for this summer with the delivery of 250,000 cubic metres of sand from land-based quarries beginning this week.

Construction complete on new Glenelg shellfish reef
05 Dec 2020

Construction complete on new Glenelg shellfish reef

Construction of a new shellfish reef one kilometre off Glenelg Beach has been completed with the site expected to boost local tourism, grow fish stocks and improve water quality.

South Australia's newest shellfish reef
27 May 2020

South Australia's newest shellfish reef

We’re building a shellfish reef off the coast of Glenelg! 1 million native oysters will be seeded in the artificial reef around the size of Adelaide Oval! This is such …
New shellfish reef to be built at Glenelg
27 May 2020

New shellfish reef to be built at Glenelg

South Australia will have its first metropolitan native shellfish reef at Glenelg with the $1.2 million project to boost fish numbers and create jobs.

Help select the location of South Australia’s next shellfish reef
20 Jan 2020

Help select the location of South Australia’s next shellfish reef

South Australians can now have their say on the location of South Australia’s new metropolitan shellfish reef which will boost fish numbers and create jobs.

New plan to protect and restore SA’s coastal environments
08 Dec 2019

New plan to protect and restore SA’s coastal environments

Our Blue Carbon Strategy will help mitigate climate change by protecting our seagrass meadows, saltmarshes and mangroves

New shellfish reef for South Australia
20 Nov 2019

New shellfish reef for South Australia

We’re partnering with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to build a second shellfish reef in SA. Our $1.2m investment into the new reef at Gulf St Vincent will create a flourishing marine …
The Blue Carbon Strategy - a new plan to restore our coasts
08 Nov 2019

The Blue Carbon Strategy - a new plan to restore our coasts

The Marshall Liberal Government has released a Blue Carbon Strategy for South Australia to help mitigate climate change by protecting our seagrass meadows, saltmarshes and mangroves.

Semaphore sand carting program update
25 Oct 2019

Semaphore sand carting program update

Changes to the sand carting program at Semaphore will start from early next month following further consultation with local community representatives.

$4 million Regional Coast Protection Fund
16 Aug 2019

$4 million Regional Coast Protection Fund

Regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance South Australia’s coastline with applications now open.