You are here

Home > About > News and media releases > Wilsons Prom’s Loo-Errn boardwalk flood recovery works completed

News

Wilsons Prom’s Loo-Errn boardwalk flood recovery works completed

Friday 5 April, 2013

The second anniversary of the major storm at Wilsons Promontory National Park was marked by the completion of a $596,000 recovery works program at the Loo-Errn Boardwalk.

The works included widening the boardwalk to current disability standards and elevating sections in flood prone areas to allow for year-long access.

Wilsons Promontory was subjected to a major storm event in 2011 which damaged infrastructure throughout the park.

A river surge associated with the storm event resulted in the collapse of a large section of the existing Tidal River embankment, including the boardwalk and fishing platforms.

The cultural and environment values of the area were considered in the works.



Media enquiries




Parks Victoria media centre

Recent Stories

Beachgoers warned to avoid Bluebottles

Tuesday 6 December, 2016
Beachgoers to Victoria’s bays and coastal areas are being warned to take care to avoid being stung as significant numbers…

Making Parks Accessible for Everyone

Saturday 3 December, 2016
There are more opportunities than ever for people with disabilities to experience and enjoy parks across Victoria. This year’s International…

Pier jumping victim’s summer safety warning

Friday 2 December, 2016
Nazim Erdem in conjunction with Parks Victoria and spinal cord injury organisations Independence Australia and Spire (a division of AQA…

From mites to mammoths: wildlife secrets discovered in far east Victoria

Friday 2 December, 2016
New species discoveries, incredibly diverse creatures and plants, and close encounters with humpback whales were just some of the highlights…

Fire prevention works begin in Melbourne’s outer suburbs

Wednesday 30 November, 2016
Work is underway on the seasonal program to reduce the risk of bushfires and grassfires across Melbourne’s outer suburbs to…

Vulnerable Regent Parrots reign supreme in hidden gem reserve

Wednesday 23 November, 2016
Recent discoveries of vulnerable and endangered bird species in unexpectedly high numbers in Victoria’s northwest Mallee region have astounded scientists,…

View all media releases