A community drop-in session is being held at Inverloch and community members are invited to drop by to find out more about the emergency erosion stabilising controls being installed and the longer-term future planning.

Gippsland Regional Manager, Land and Built Environment Programs, Carole Macmillan, said: “The government recently announced funding to install a Geotextile Sandbag Wall at the Surf Life Saving Club area and establish a pilot Regional and Strategic Partnership that will include a coastal hazard assessment and community based planning.

“Members of the community are invited to come along to the drop-in session to find out more about what is happening to manage coastal protection along the Inverloch foreshore.

“Representatives from the Inverloch Coastal Protection Working Group will be on hand to answer questions.”

The drop-in session is being held on Saturday, 9 November 2019 from 10am to 1pm at the Inverloch Community Hub, 16 A’beckett Street, Inverloch.

The Inverloch Coastal Protection Working Group consists of representatives from DELWP, Bass Coast Shire Council, Parks Victoria, Regional Roads Victoria and the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority.

For further information regarding coastal protection works at Inverloch, please contact DELWP Traralgon on 03 5172 2111.