We are monitoring the success of a restoration project to treat and stabilise the foreshore in the upper estuary at Damian Leeding Memorial Park, on the Coomera River.
In 2015, the upper estuary had significant bank scour and bed erosion, causing a risk to infrastructure and public safety. There was also a threat that the river could break into the recreational lake within the park.
An erosion assessment was conducted and an innovative design using hardwood trees implemented. This naturally stabilised the park and allowed re-establishment of mangrove seedlings and sediment.
By 2018, the project had successfully stabilised 450 metres of foreshore by:
Long-term, the work will:
View the instream works via the 360 degree Google Map below.
Watch this video to learn about the restoration work undertaken in stage one of the project.
We are monitoring the project's success over 5 years. Outcomes in the third year include:
Damian Leeding Memorial Park, Watersport Lane, Oxenford 4210 View map and directions on Google
Damian Leeding Memorial Park, Watersport Lane ,
Damian Leeding Stabilisation project