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Golden Beach Foreshore

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Created by olskool Tuesday, 15 May 2018
olskool
QLD, 601 posts
Tuesday , 15 May 2018 11:56AM
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Hi Crew,
ive noticed the council reclaiming some beachfront near the moored catamaran ' Hitch hiker. So far theyve shored it all up n are placing a large boulder wall along the foreshore which has erroded dramatically over the last 12months.
Apparently this wall is to continue south along to the water pumping jetty near Gemini resort?
This could possibly RESTRICT our access to the waterway!!! Leaving NO BEACH like further north towards Bills boat hire.
Id previously read council was to proceed building a rock wall from Military jetty to Bells ck. To possibly prevent erosion 'IF' Bribie Island washes through.
Anyone know whats going on? Any feedback?
Cheers Darkman

MarkSSC
QLD, 317 posts
Wednesday , 16 May 2018 6:34AM
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Last year when the dredge was used to deepen the channel a lot of sand was deposited along the foreshore. Some of the sand banks also became larger, making the main channel somewhat narrower near the lighthouse area. As we know, the tide pushes out much faster through the narrow channel now. After the bigger tides, sand along the beaches was also washed away. I can only guess that some of the sand is on Bulcock Beach because it has a lot more sand now. As for the Council knowing what they are doing..............................???

JonesySail
QLD, 860 posts
Wednesday , 16 May 2018 9:08AM
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ain't no wall big enough to save GB if the GW predictions come true,




Steve411
QLD, 29 posts
Sunday , 20 May 2018 8:47AM
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It all started when they put the additional stormwater outlets in. Totally stuffed it! They should spend the money on opening up the original mouth and getting a certain real estate agency family's development arm to pay for all associated costs in maintaining the mouth to the south. I just don't get how they can get away with opening up new canal's along the passage yet try and put a 4 storey building up in Yaroomba! Or for that matter propose to develop suitable land west of the passage that is actually out of the swamp and Q100 flow path, the mind boggles?

mathew
VIC, 1619 posts
Sunday , 20 May 2018 10:37AM
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Steve411 said..
It all started when they put the additional stormwater outlets in. Totally stuffed it! They should spend the money on opening up the original mouth and getting a certain real estate agency family's development arm to pay for all associated costs in maintaining the mouth to the south. I just don't get how they can get away with opening up new canal's along the passage yet try and put a 4 storey building up in Yaroomba! Or for that matter propose to develop suitable land west of the passage that is actually out of the swamp and Q100 flow path, the mind boggles?


You are aware that big parts of the world, such as Denmark, are below sea-level... they manage just fine because humans are pretty good at solving problems like this.

olskool
QLD, 601 posts
Sunday , 20 May 2018 11:36AM
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Steve411 said..
It all started when they put the additional stormwater outlets in. Totally stuffed it! They should spend the money on opening up the original mouth and getting a certain real estate agency family's development arm to pay for all associated costs in maintaining the mouth to the south. I just don't get how they can get away with opening up new canal's along the passage yet try and put a 4 storey building up in Yaroomba! Or for that matter propose to develop suitable land west of the passage that is actually out of the swamp and Q100 flow path, the mind boggles?


Yep all the development has slowed up the local fishing... most SEQ riparian zones (biological filters) are now housing estates. Poor water quality = poor fishing. Anyone seen any plans for foreshore development?



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