Restricted Burning Period from 2 November to 14 December 2022

The restricted burning period dates are subject to change due to variable weather conditions. Permits to burn are required for the restricted burning period and must be obtained from the Bush Fire Control Officer.

For up to date information regarding Total Fire Bans and community warnings about emergencies visit Emergency WA

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CoastSnap Project Identifies Use and Value of Local Beaches

CoastSnap Project Identifies Use and Value of Local Beaches
25 Jan 2022

Visitors to Binningup Beach are being asked to participate in a project to identify how they use and value local beaches.

CoastSnap is an initiative that involves the community contributing to beach monitoring by inviting them to take and submit photos of the beach at one of the nine CoastSnap photo monitoring points installed at a number of beaches between Rockingham and Busselton.

Beaches involved in the CoastSnap WA initiative include Mersey Point Jetty, Rockingham; Silver Sands, Mandurah; Heron Point, Birchmont; Preston Beach; Binningup Beach; Eaton Foreshore; Dolphin Discovery Centre, Bunbury; Dalyellup Beach; and Busselton Jetty.

Simply put your phone in the fixed smartphone camera stand, take a snap and follow the instructions to share or email your photo. This will provide valuable data to measure how much the coastline changes and what causes these changes. You will also have an option to participate in a 5-minute survey regarding the beach and its value to you.

This initiative is being undertaken by the Peron Naturaliste Partnership (PNP) in collaboration with researchers at The University of Western Australia.

For more information please visit Peron Naturaliste Partnership website.