Thursday 11 August 2022 03:31 AM Tonnes of rock dumped at Cronulla Beach Sydney that after it almost vanished in ... trends now

Thursday 11 August 2022 03:31 AM Tonnes of rock dumped at Cronulla Beach Sydney that after it almost vanished in ... trends now
Thursday 11 August 2022 03:31 AM Tonnes of rock dumped at Cronulla Beach Sydney that after it almost vanished in ... trends now

Thursday 11 August 2022 03:31 AM Tonnes of rock dumped at Cronulla Beach Sydney that after it almost vanished in ... trends now

Tonnes of rocks are dumped along the coast at a popular Sydney beach that almost vanished due to erosion from wild storms Tonnes of sandstone have been dumped on Cronulla Beach, in Sydney's south Damaging winds and giant waves caused significant coastal erosion last month Large crane has deposited 6,000 tonnes of sandstone as a short-term solution Sutherland Shire Council to upgrade the esplanade and build a buried sea wall 

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Tonnes of rock have been dumped on a popular Sydney beach after it almost vanished when the coastline was pounded by damaging storms. 

Up to 5,000 tonnes of sandstone boulders will be used as a short-term solution to halt the damage caused by coastal erosion at Cronulla Beach, in Sydney's south. 

Giant waves smashed the coast and eroded the sand bank in mid-July, forcing the closure of the beach and the relocation of its lifeguard tower. 

A large crane has been used to deposit the sandstone after thousands of cubic metres of sand were swept from the Bate Bay foreshore. 

Tonnes of rock have been dumped on a popular Sydney beach after it almost vanished when the coastline was pounded by damaging storms in July (pictured, Cronulla Beach)

Tonnes of rock have been dumped on a popular Sydney beach after it almost vanished when the coastline was pounded by damaging storms in July (pictured, Cronulla Beach)

A large crane has been used to deposit the sandstone after thousands of cubic metres of sand were swept from the Bate Bay foreshore (pictured)

A large crane has been used to deposit the sandstone after thousands of cubic metres of sand were swept from the Bate Bay foreshore (pictured)

'Sutherland Shire Council is currently undertaking remedial works to the beach seawall due to significant erosion,' a sign at the beach read. 

The council's 'Bate Bay Coastal Management Program' details a long-term strategy to protect local beaches against coastal erosion. 

The council will look to secure grant funding for future projects including an upgrade to the esplanade north of Cronulla Beach as well as a

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