Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Kingscliff Still on for Titles despite Erosion

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Kingscliff Still on for Titles despite Erosion

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Byline: JOSH SPASARO Sports reporter

EROSION has long been an issue at Kingscliff Beach but despite the problems, the beach is set to host the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships again next year.

Byron Bay's Main Beach is listed as an emergency venue, but it is highly unlikely any events will be moved for the State Age Championships from March 2 to 4 or the State Open Championships from March 9 to 11.

Spring high tides and swell have led to sand being swept away at Kingscliff.

But in June the Tweed Shire Council carried out works on the beachfront, with the council and the Tweed Coast Holiday Parks Reserve Trust committing funds for a 70-metre wall in front of the Kingscliff Beach and Holiday Park.

Sandbags of 2.5 cubic metres make up the wall.

The council has also embarked on a long-term strategy of nourishing the beach with sand extracted from the Tweed River downstream of Barneys Point Bridge.

The aim is to put another 300,000 cubic metres of sand on the beach. …

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