Coastal Management Rbsc Environment Research Beach Coast Essay

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How effective are the coastal management strategies used at present in your local beach area?
The coastal management strategies are not very effective as gathered from the surveys. On average, the participating surveyees gave the strategies a 4 out of a possible 5. This data were gathered from visitors/neighbourhoods who visit on average frequently. The main concern that would need conventional changes are council clean ups for rubbish track paths, washrooms and toilets, increase and improvement in stores and clubs as well as the immediate removal of pet litter.
Responses such as naturalness, unspoilt landscape, relaxing view are rated highly when people stated what they liked about the beach.
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The primary objective of the Coastal Protection Regulation 2011 which commenced on 3 March 2011 is to support the amendments to the Coastal Protection Act. The main provisions of the Regulation are: * requirements relating to temporary coastal protection works by landowners, specified in a Code of Practice (121009copcoast, 205kb) under the Regulation and also explained in a guide to these requirements (101017guidestatreqs.pdf; 300 KB) * requirements relating to Ministerial concurrences which must be obtained before carrying out certain off-shore development activities

And at state level?
NSW coastal zone management
Under its coastal zone management program, the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) aims to reduce the impact of coastal hazards and maintain the ecological health of our estuaries while accommodating population growth. The program has a long history of state and local government working collaboratively on coastal zone management.
Under the Coastal Protection Act 1979, coastal zone management plans can address risks from coastal hazards, such as coastal erosion, as well as managing threats to estuary health. These plans also need to address the projected impacts on climate change, including projected sea level rise, on coastal erosion risks and estuary health.
Under the NSW Government’s coastal and estuary management programs, grants are available to provide a subsidy of up to 50% to local

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