Coastal Dunes - Swanbourne - Restoration

Consultation has concluded

The City of Nedlands in partnership with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance has received $21,538 through the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Coastwest Grants Program. The grant will be used to restore degraded areas of the coastal dune system in Swanbourne.

The project will increase the ecological value of the coastal dunes by reducing erosion and invasive weeds, increase habitat and improve the aesthetics of the area.

How you can get involved, know more or provide feedback?

  • Ask Us a question using the tool below, and we will respond
  • Provide feedback by using the tool below
  • Visit the site at Swanbourne to find out more.
Updates in relation to this project will be undertaken using the Newsfeed on this engagement page.

If you would like to participate in other community engagement projects, please register using the tab on this page.

Work commences in October 2016.


The City of Nedlands in partnership with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance has received $21,538 through the Western Australian Planning Commission’s Coastwest Grants Program. The grant will be used to restore degraded areas of the coastal dune system in Swanbourne.

The project will increase the ecological value of the coastal dunes by reducing erosion and invasive weeds, increase habitat and improve the aesthetics of the area.

How you can get involved, know more or provide feedback?

  • Ask Us a question using the tool below, and we will respond
  • Provide feedback by using the tool below
  • Visit the site at Swanbourne to find out more.
Updates in relation to this project will be undertaken using the Newsfeed on this engagement page.

If you would like to participate in other community engagement projects, please register using the tab on this page.

Work commences in October 2016.


Consultation has concluded
  • Works coming to a close

    4 months ago
    May 2017 planting   cropped

    The Coastwest project is progressing well with stabilisation work completed in May and 4,000 local provenance seedlings and tree guards installed in June. Ongoing weed control will continue on the site throughout Winter and into Spring 2017.


    The Coastwest project is progressing well with stabilisation work completed in May and 4,000 local provenance seedlings and tree guards installed in June. Ongoing weed control will continue on the site throughout Winter and into Spring 2017.


  • Stabilisation works to be undertaken during May

    6 months ago
    Acacia coastal wattle

    This project is progressing with stabilisation works due to be completed by the end of May, planting to be undertaken in June and ongoing weed control to continue for the remainder of the year.

    This project is progressing with stabilisation works due to be completed by the end of May, planting to be undertaken in June and ongoing weed control to continue for the remainder of the year.

  • Weed control progressing until May 2017, then stabilisation works

    8 months ago
    Pelargonium capitatum   image 1

    Restoration work is continuing along the Swanbourne Dunes Coastwest project site. To date there has been a focus on the continuation of weed management on invasive species such as Trachyandra, Pelargonium (pictured), Gazania and grass weeds.

    The weed control will continued until May 2017 when the stabilisation work will commence.


    Restoration work is continuing along the Swanbourne Dunes Coastwest project site. To date there has been a focus on the continuation of weed management on invasive species such as Trachyandra, Pelargonium (pictured), Gazania and grass weeds.

    The weed control will continued until May 2017 when the stabilisation work will commence.


  • Works focusing on weed control

    10 months ago
    Trachyandra weed image

    Restoration work is continuing along the Swanbourne Dunes Coastwest project site. To date there has been a focus on the continuation of weed management on invasive species such as Trachyandra (pictured), Pelargonium, Gazania and grass weeds.


    Restoration work is continuing along the Swanbourne Dunes Coastwest project site. To date there has been a focus on the continuation of weed management on invasive species such as Trachyandra (pictured), Pelargonium, Gazania and grass weeds.


  • Works commenced

    about 1 year ago
    Sea plants generic   cropped

    Site preparation began in November consisting of initial control of priority weeds such as Trachyandra and Tetragonia. Further weed control will continue over the coming months in preparation of stabilisation work that is to commence in March/April 2017.

    Site preparation began in November consisting of initial control of priority weeds such as Trachyandra and Tetragonia. Further weed control will continue over the coming months in preparation of stabilisation work that is to commence in March/April 2017.

  • A new Coastwest Project and Swanbourne to commence

    about 1 year ago
    Project work area cropped
    The City in conjuction with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance will be commencing a new Coastwest project during October which includes:
    • Removal of invasive weeds
    • Revegetation with local provenance native seedlings
    • Maintenance of public access such as beach fencing
    • Improvement of bushland condition
    • Increasing habitat of fauna such as the resident White-winged Fairy-wrens
    • Protecting the environmental values and biodiversity within the coastal zone
    • Increasing the atheistic quality of the area



    The City in conjuction with the Swanbourne Coastal Alliance will be commencing a new Coastwest project during October which includes:
    • Removal of invasive weeds
    • Revegetation with local provenance native seedlings
    • Maintenance of public access such as beach fencing
    • Improvement of bushland condition
    • Increasing habitat of fauna such as the resident White-winged Fairy-wrens
    • Protecting the environmental values and biodiversity within the coastal zone
    • Increasing the atheistic quality of the area