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The Coastal Management Program for the Southern Coastline is a long-term strategy to guide Council and other stakeholders in the management of issues and threats to the
On 5 August 2021,Council adopted Stage 1 Scoping Study for the southern Byron Shire coastline and the Belongil Creek estuary. The Scoping Study, executive summary and all appendices are provided in the document library of this page.
The Scoping Study considers community feedback from late 2020 to early 2021.
It provides details about engagement and information from other agencies involved in managing the coastal zone, including:
An outcome of Stage 1 was the identification of studies and activities required to fill key data gaps and to answer questions relating to priority management issues. These include:
Council is currently seeking State Government grant funding to assist in proceeding with Stage 2 studies. These will ensure the development of more effective management strategies and actions which will occur in Stage 3.