Week 6 Destruction
The week beginning 16 December saw the complete loss of the beach to the headland, with it covered in rubble. See Destruction Gallery. It is yet to go around 0.5 m higher. This comes in a week when the Mayor wrote to a supporter saying “It is very dissappointing that the Save Bastion Point Campaign continue to publicly portray such a negative view of what Council sees as a significant improvement to ocean access boating at Mallacoota”.
If only they had worked with the community to achieve better ocean access, as well as preserving the beach, and the surfbreak, which the Department of Transport found could be done, and was recommended. See Julie Parker’s Double Standards in the Bairnsdale Advertiser.