The Board has undertaken a wide range of projects since its establishment to progress coastal planning and management in the region.
Value and Equity Adaptation Framework for Climate Adaptation: Coastal Caravan and Camping Parks case study - New social and economic information and guidance to support climate adaptation decision making.
Priorities for Regional Collaboration: Coastal Planning and Natural Resource Management - A process for collaboration and priority setting between various state, regional and local organisations, and a list of regional priority themes and actions.
Coastal Planning Scheme Reviews - A review of planning schemes to identify areas to improve the effectiveness and consistency of planning controls for coastal areas and settlements.
Draft Access Guidelines for the West Coast - Draft Guidelines were exhibited in late 2006 to assist land managers in the challenging task of providing appropriate access to the coast and coastal waters while protecting important values.
Roles & Responsibilities in Coastal Planning for the West Coast of Victoria - A review and assessment of the roles and responsibilities of the key coastal stakeholders and legislative requirements, plus recommendations to address gaps.
Estuary Entrance Management Support System - A decision support tool that guides estuary managers when making the decision whether or not to artificially open an estuary. It has since been refined and implemented by CMAs and waterway managers.
Western Victorian Estuaries Classification and Management Guidelines - Undertaken to link the broader framework of Estuary Coastal Action Plans (CAPs) and individual management plans for estuaries by assembling relevant information and classifying estuaries into groups.
Ecological Risk Assessment - An ecological risk assessment for the marine environment between Breamlea and the South Australian border.
Corangamite Dune Protection and Restoration Project – 2006-08 - A project undertaken with CoastAction/Coastcare and Corangamite CMA to direct over $260,000 to restore and protect ecologically important coastal dune habitat.