Feedback invited on foreshore management plan

Beach at south Two Rocks.
Beach at south Two Rocks.

COMMUNITY input is being sought for a foreshore management plan related to a proposed beach access track and car park in Two Rocks.

The City of Wanneroo is developing a foreshore management plan for the project to create another beach access point in south Two Rocks and has invited feedback until December 20.

The plan would guide how the City protects, maintains and manages the foreshore reserve.

Atlantis Beach developers and residents have been calling for another beach access to an area where seaweed did not build up since about 2017 and

Wanneroo Council agreed to do a feasibility study in late 2018 and to prepare the foreshore plan at its July meeting this year.

At the Two Rocks Yanchep Residents Association meeting on November 25, councillor Nat Sangalli said the reason the beach access project seemed to be “taking so long” was because the City had to get environmental approvals as well as prepare the plan.

Cr Sangalli said the marina caused the seaweed build-up, and could be resolved in the long-term when the Transport Department redeveloped the marina.

She said suggestions seaweed could be removed and used for compost, as is done in Albany, had been passed on to the department.

“If we don’t do something about the seaweed, particularly the odour, any improvement we do at the marina isn’t going to attract people,” she said.

Visit www.wanneroo.wa.gov.au to make a submission.

A map of the foreshore management plan area for the south Two Rocks beach access.