CoastWA grants

Successful 2021/22 applications have been announced with 54 projects sharing in $4 million.

CoastWA is a strategic response to the state-wide assessment of coastal erosion hotspots in Western Australia to ensure that resources are directed to the locations and actions where they will have the most benefit.  It is an expansion of current coastal planning and management grants and services provided by the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage and Department of Transport. 

Successful 2021/22 applications were announced by the Minister for Planning on 24 June 2021. A total of 54 projects will share in $4 million to help protect and enhance our iconic coastline. 

Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants 

Grants are administered by the Department of Transport for projects that identify and manage coastal hazards. The program seeks to preserve and enhance coastal assets for the general public, build partnerships with local coastal managers, and help them understand and adapt to coastal hazards.

In total 22 projects will share in $1,056,540 CAP funding in 2021/22. In addition, Rottnest Island will receive $1.77 million for the design and construction of a seawall at Thomson Bay South, and the City of Albany will receive $230,000 to complete the design and approvals of protection works at Emu Point. 

Please visit the Department of Transport website for a full list of successful projects.

Coastwest grants 

Coastwest provides opportunities for Western Australians to learn about, conserve and protect our coast. The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage administers the Coastwest program on behalf of the Western Australian Planning Commission.

In total, 22 projects will share in $499,729 Coastwest funding in 2021/22. 

Coastwest grants successful projects 2021/22

 

Previous Coastwest funded projects

The 2020/21 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 5 March - 24 April 2020. Thirty-eight applications were received, and 21 projects were approved to share in $357,854 of grants.

The 2019/20 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 18 February - 15 April 2019. Thirty-eight applications were received and 17 projects were approved to share in $356,425 of grants.

The 2018/19 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 16 February - 9 April 2018. Twenty seven applications were received and 20 projects were approved to share in $375,014 of grants.

The 2017/18 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 16 January – 21 March 2017. Twenty eight applications were received and 21 projects were approved to share in $388,169 of grants.

The 2016/17 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 8 March–8 April 2016. Twenty-eight applications were received and 18 projects were approved to share in $338,100 of grants.

The 2015/16 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 13 April–30 June 2015. Forty-five applications were received and 22 projects were approved to share in $452,444 of grants. 

The 2014/15 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 15 May–30 June 2014. Forty-six applications were received and 25 projects were approved to share in $507,000 of grants.

The 2013/14 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 15 April–24 June 2013. Forty-two applications were received and 21 projects were approved to share in $568,555 of grants. 

The 2012/13 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 30 April–26 July 2012. Fifty-eight applications were received and 30 projects were approved to share in $752,532 of grants.

The 2012 Coastwest grants round was open for applications from 4 July–29 September 2011. Forty-six applications were received.

The 2011 Coastwest grant round was open for applications from 1 February–28 March 2011. Fifty-three applications were received.

 

 

 

Coastwest achievements 2011-19

 

 

Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP)

CMPAP grants support the Western Australian Planning Commission’s State Planning Policy 2.6 – State Coastal Planning Policy (SPP2.6), which guides land use and development along WA’s coast. CMPAP assists coastal land managers to develop strategies and management plans for coastal areas that are under pressure from a range of challenges, or that are predicted to be in the future. The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage administers CMPAP on behalf of the Western Australian Planning Commission.

Eight projects will share in $637,750 CMPAP funding in 2021/22.

CMPAP grants successful projects 2021/22

 

 

CMPAP evaluation report 2013-2018

Page last reviewed 24 June 2021
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