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Week 4 Destruction

Week 4 starting 4 December saw the continuing destruction. See our Destruction Gallery, and an ironic picture as a boat is retrieved safely from the current ramp, amidst the beach carnage. See In the Media for a catch up on media over the last two weeks. Sediment has been washing off the beach road onto the reef, as shown in photos…

Week 3 of Destruction

Day 17 beach dying

Week 3 of destruction, starting 25 November, saw further covering of the beach in crushed rock. See the 7.30 Report segment that aired on 22 November, and see our Destruction Gallery for sequential photos.

Week 2 of Destruction

Day 8 destruction

Week 2 of destruction began at Bastion Point on 18 November. We have created a Destruction Gallery to track destruction of the beach and headland. Please contrast this with our Gallery of Bastion Point as it was before this project started. Please see Chris Johnstone’s article in The Age and letters in response on 20 […]

Destruction Begins at Bastion Point

Eighty protestors were asked to move by police from Bastion Point beach today as heavy construction equipment rolled in on 11 November 2013. See our 11 November Media Release on the first day of destruction. Please like our facebook page for daily updates of destruction. See our 12 November Media Release and Youtube vision of a protester […]

Environment Award for Friends of Mallacoota

June Drake and Jenny Mason receive the award for Friends of Mallacoota from Amanda Nuttall, President of the Board of Environment Victoria

Last week Friends of Mallacoota received a Community Environmental Recognition Award from Environment Victoria, at their 2013 Awards night on 23 October 2013. Environment Victoria recognised the achievements of ten remarkable groups and individuals from around the state who’ve made an outstanding contribution for the environment through community action. Friends of Mallacoota  received their award for […]

ABC 7.30 Report Reveals Questionable Process

The ‘consultation’ process for the Environment Effects Statement for the ‘Option 3b’ breakwater and beach road development at Bastion Point is exposed by the 7.30 Report on ABC, 4 October 2013. Watch the 7 minute segment here. See our Media Release.

Rates Strike – We’ve had enough!

Rates ad

Rate notices have duly gone out to Victorian ratepayers- but this year some are refusing to pay. In far East Gippsland, ratepayers angered by their Council’s decision to go ahead with the controversial Option 3b breakwater development at Bastion Point, Mallacoota, are going on strike.  Please see our Media Release here. If you want to participate, […]

Campaign Summary

Please see our Campaign Fact Sheet page to get a snapshot of this long running campaign, and download a short Campaign Summary.

Surfrider Foundation Australia asks GPM to Reconsider

Surfrider GPM Delivery Photo2

Representatives of Surfrider Foundation Australia presented a joint letter at the headquarters of GPM Constructions who have signed a contract to begin the destruction of the Bastion Point. The letter, signed by Save Bastion Point Campaign, Victorian National Parks Association and Surfrider Foundation Australia, requested that GPM Constructions reconsider its commitment to construct the ‘Option […]

Tender Awarded for Destruction of Bastion Point

Today, 2 July 2013, East Gippsland Shire Council awarded the tender for construction of the breakwater and over-beach road known as Option 3b, and which will lead to the destruction of many of the values of Bastion Point. Please see our Media Release.