Our coastline is losing its natural resilience, which means that our beaches are less able to protect themselves from storms. Managing and protecting our precious coastline is critical for our environment, social and economic need. In recognition of this, the state government is investing more in our beaches and coasts.
A comprehensive summary of the condition of South Australia’s marine and coastal environments (including pressures and impacts).
The EPA monitors South Australian waterways (lakes, creeks and rivers, marine) in order to assess their condition and provide information that can be used to guide management decisions.
The coastal indicator knowledge and information system provides fact sheets of background scientific information for managers, students, researchers and policy makers with an interest in the coastal zone.
Page banner: Blue-throated Ascidian at Rapid Bay, Fleurieu Peninsula. Photo: Tom Westphalen.