Point Lonsdale Groyne Investigations

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) have worked with coastal engineering consultants Cardno to investigate options for the protection and preservation of the Point Lonsdale front beach.

A detailed analysis of groyne field design options and a study of potential impacts is presented in a slideshow below and the full report can be found in the document library below.

Community feedback from the August 2018 consultation on groyne options to maintain sand at the Point Lonsdale front beach has been considered by the Government and the community is now invited to have their say on the preferred option for additional groyne locations and materials utilised to maintain sand at Point Lonsdale front beach.

Two open houses are being held to provide people with the option to attend an afternoon or evening session:

  • Friday 22 February 2019, between 5pm-7pm
  • Saturday 23 February 2019, between 1pm-3pm

Location: Gill Hall, 1 Albert Street, Point Lonsdale

Registrations are not required to attend, please turn up on the day.

If you are unable to attend the following sessions, you can provide feedback on this page from Friday 22 February to Friday 8 March.

For more information, please contact the project team on 136 186

There are six options. To scroll through them, please click the arrows at either end of the slides below.



Open house session in August 2018

The findings of the groyne study and Groyne Design Options to maintain sand on the front beach were presented to the community at interactive open house sessions held:

  • Tuesday 7 August, 3pm - 7pm
  • Saturday 11 August, 1pm - 4pm.

Feedback on the options can be found in the document library.


Point Lonsdale Coastal Processes

Consultation on the Point Lonsdale Coastal Processes project is now closed. A summary of the project can be found in the Document Library of this page.


Thankyou for sharing your photos of the beaches around Lonsdale Bight

Your photos of the beaches around the Lonsdale Bight have helped to build a photo timeline of sand movement over the years. Your photos have provided a recent and historical snapshot of the beaches across all seasonal conditions.

Photos were an important part of the community consultation and contributed to the development of the outcomes, options and actions summary.

Photos have been uploaded to the photo gallery and are shown here.

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