Cardwell Esplanade and Marine Infrastructure Recovery (CEMIR) Project North Queensland

In February 2011 Tropical Cyclone Yasi caused widespread damage to coastal communities in north Queensland. The township of Cardwell was one of several to experience devastating winds, severe storm tide and […]

Coastal Hazard Vulnerability Assessments – Victoria

Future climate change is predicted to increase the frequency, intensity and extent of existing coastal hazards.

Consequently climate change impacts are likely to exacerbate coastal erosion and inundation, potentially further increasing the […]

Port Germein Levee Study, Port Germein, South Australia

The Port Germein coastal community is located on the northern shores of Spencer Gulf.  Coastal land in this area is relatively low-lying; and is prone to inundation by the storm tides […]

Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) Cungulla, Queensland


Cungulla is a coastal community located approximately 35kms east-south-east of Townsville’s CBD. The complex interaction of waves, tidal currents, winds and creek flows are continually shaping and reshaping the shoreline fronting […]

East Beach Seawall – Assessment & Design Concepts, Port Fairy, Victoria

In recent times East Beach at Port Fairy has been experiencing an increasing threat of erosion – a situation which is likely to be further exacerbated by future climate change.  In […]

Christies Beach Long-term Concept Design, City of Onkaparinga, South Australia

The primary objective of this Long-term Concept Design was to enable the City of Onkaparinga to proactively plan for erosion management of this popular beach between Witton Bluff North and the […]

Malaysian Coastal Erosion Sector Project

The primary objective of the service was to assist the Government of Malaysia in preparing a National Coastal Erosion Control Sector Project  to mitigate coastal hazards.

Dr. Peter Riedel (of Coastal Engineering […]

Portland Coastal Processes and Foreshore Management Strategy, Victoria


The foreshores to the east of the Port of Portland have been experiencing substantial erosion problems since the port breakwater was lengthen many years ago.  The shoreline has receded several hundreds […]

The Strand Foreshore Redevelopment, Townsville


This benchmark beach nourishment project involved upgrading 2km of significantly degrading shoreline and seawalls along The Strand foreshore in Townsville to incorporate beaches and headlands – the aim being to provide […]

Hayman Island Seawall, Whitsunday Region, Queensland

Hayman Island Resort has a reclaimed area to the west of the main resort that is used as a service area.  The precinct contains the resort’s essential water supply and electrical […]

Snapper Point & Christies Beach – Climate Change Impacts


Coastal Engineering Solutions was commissioned by the City of Onkaparinga in South Australia to undertake these two important studies of local foreshores.

The objectives of the Christies Beach project were to conduct […]

Coastal Processes Study of Adelaide’s Metropolitan Beaches, South Australia


Adelaide’s Living Beaches Strategy has been developed by the Coastal Protection Branch of the South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources. It is the future management strategy for all […]

Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island, Queensland

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Nelly Bay is located on the south-eastern shores of Magnetic Island, some 8kms offshore of Townsville – the largest city in North Queensland.

Townsville City Council commissioned Coastal Engineering Solutions to prepare […]

Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) Rowes Bay / Pallarenda, Townsville, Queensland

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The foreshores of Rowes Bay and Pallarenda offer a rich diversity of seascapes and landscapes – providing extensive recreational and lifestyle opportunities in North Queensland that are considerably enhanced by local […]