Mount Martha North Beach – When Will the Report be Released?

10 May 2017

My question is for the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, and I raise the ongoing issues we have had with Mount Martha North beach. They have been ongoing over a number of governments.

In late 2010, I think it was, some 10,000 cubic metres of sand was transported to deal with the sand erosion issue, but it continues to be a problem.

In what appears to be an effort to divert attention from its failure to act, the current government has commenced a coastal processes study, which will be called 'Mount Martha coastal processes investigation and future management recommendations'.

It was commissioned in January, and I understand the study will be finalised around midyear, so I ask: will the Minister release the report within seven days of its publication, and if not, why not?