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Coastal management, Geographical issues: physical environments, Issues in Australian environments, Geography Year 9, NSW

Introduction<p>In comparison with many countries of the world, Australia possesses an enormous continuous coastline. Including islands, Australia's …


Australia ‘working blind’ on beach and coastal erosion

One of the world’s longest-running beach erosion research programs is calling for the creation of a National Coastline Observatory, …

Is the million-dollar view worth it?

SYDNEY homes are crumbling into the sea — but the same thing is happening along our vast coast. Is a beachside life still a dream worth pursuing?

Coastal Erosion

Beaches regularly undergo cycles of erosion or growth in response to tides, wind and waves. This can make coastlines hazardous areas for development. …

Climate Change

Sydney storms: Narrabeen-Collaroy beach lashed by large seas

"I never thought it would be this bad," she said.<p>Huge waves of up to eight metres hit along the coast, causing damage to buildings and infrastructure …