BITS Shoreline Erosion Management Plan BITS Shoreline Erosion Management Plan

Shoreline erosion is a natural process driven by environmental factors such as tidal currents, storm surges, prevailing winds, river flows and sediment movement. Erosion also occurs due to extreme climatic conditions such as cyclones and floods.

Gladstone Regional Council recognises the importance of proactive management with regard to shoreline erosion, especially in areas where community use and infrastructure are affected by the changing dynamics of the coast.

Boyne Island & Tannum Sands Shoreline Erosion Management Plan

Council adopted its Boyne Island & Tannum Sands Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) [PDF 23.239MB] in October 2014 which identifies how Council intends to sustainably manage coastal values and erosion issues.

Wild Cattle Creek, Millennium Esplanade, Tannum Sands Coastal Study - January 2016   

Council has investigated options into the management of shoreline erosion along Wild Cattle Creek, Millennium Esplanade, Tannum Sands.  The recommendations made can be found in the following document: Wild Cattle Creek, Millennium Esplanade, Tannum Sands Coastal Study - Concept Design and Approvals Scoping - January 2016.