Search results for: Busselton

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  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over $1.6 million in shared grants funding has been awarded to 45 projects across Western Australia’s coastal regions to support coastal management work and improved coastal amenities, Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants support the planning and sustainable management of […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia said in their latest announcement that boat owners throughout Western Australia can look forward to improvements to recreational boating facilities following the allocation of $1.5 million in State Government grants.   Nine projects have been successful in securing funding in the latest round of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS). “Once […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has been awarded a contract by the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT) to provide services as Coastal Engineering Advisor for the Management of Beaches, Structures and Waterways at Port Geographe. The contract will run for an initial two years with options to extend annually up […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister Dean Nalder today officially opened Port Geographe reconfiguration project in Busselton. The completion of the $28.15 million reconfiguration of coastal structures will offer a positive future for the environment, recreation and housing in the area. At the opening today, Minister Nalder said that the State Government’s significant investment at Port Geographe had provided the right setting […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new $36.47 million Augusta boat harbor, officially opened today by Premier Colin Barnett and Regional Development Minister Terry Redman, will offer sheltered water and service facilities to thousands of commercial and recreational boaties in the South-West. The Augusta Boat Harbor, made possible by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program, includes a four-lane boat […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Protection of the Western Australian coastline has been boosted with the State Government allocating more than $1 million to local authorities for urgent coastal management projects. Announcing the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants for 2014-15 today, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said 16 projects from Esperance to Perth would share $1,057,500 for construction, design, monitoring […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of construction of the new Augusta Boat Harbour will begin in earnest in January following the award of key contracts. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said a $3million maritime structures contract to national company Swan Marine Construction, would deliver commercial and charter boat pens, a 50 metre service wharf, a four lane boat […]

  • 30 September 2013

    A new state-of-the-art artificial reef is now on the horizon for recreational fishers in the Mandurah region, as one of the major new projects to be supported in the latest round of the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) grants program. Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell said the artificial reef project would draw on the benefits and […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach profiling on Perth’s northern beaches, City Beach groyne maintenance and sand replenishment in Busselton are just some of the projects to benefit from a $1million investment to increase the protection of Western Australia’s coastline. Ten local government authorities and coastal management groups, from Jurien Bay to Esperance, have successfully secured funding in the 2013-14 […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Regarding the seagrass accumulation and beach erosion problems at the Port Geographe in Busselton, more than $28 million in funding has been announced by the State Government to address these issues. The plan includes modifying the shape and length of the western breakwater. This should eliminate trapping of the sediment and seagrass at the mentioned […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Significant structural changes will be made to the groynes at Port Geographe as the State Government implements the recommendations of a three-year study and detailed computer modelling investigating excessive seagrass accumulation and erosion at the Busselton site. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the $28.15million project would modify the shape and length of the western breakwater; […]

  • 18 January 2012

    A contract has been awarded to carry out remedial dredging to the Port Geographe marina entrance channel…   By ROB BENNETT (busseltonmail) [mappress] Source: busseltonmail, January 18, 2012;

  • 12 October 2011

    The Lower Vasse River is a “sewerage pond” some of the year and immediate action needs to be taken to rectify the situation…   By ROB BENNETT (busseltonmail) [mappress] Source: busseltonmail, October 12, 2011;

  • 21 January 2010

    A STINKING problem at Port Geographe can be landed squarely in the lap of developers… [mappress] Source: Busselton Mail, January 20, 2010