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Sand loss at Nelly Bay
Sand loss at Nelly Bay
Columns | Aug 11th 2009
Gone but not forgotten
While casuarinas and banyans at Nelly Bay beach continue to be washed out by high tides and storms and swimmers negotiate the rocky beach, while Council and the State governments are seeking a means of dealing with the very difficult problem without creating problems elsewhere, and while owners of waterfront property keep an anxious eye on the disappearing foreshore ­– it is worth looking back and wondering if we (and particularly our ‘representatives’) have learnt from history. A decade ago I wrote, and Magnetic Times published, a story about sand movement in Nelly Bay.
Readers comments
Tonia In reply to The ongoing price of Nelly Bay Harbour
It's 14 years since I last visited Maggy. I am shocked by Nelly Bay and saddened. It is insensitive, ugly and juxtaposed to the essence of Maggy. I embrace progress in general, but this is poorly conceived and executed. Shame.
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