A network of coastal planning and management stakeholders in the South West of WA.

Vision: To care for and protect the coastal environment by supporting stakeholders to share information, strengthen relationships and address priority coastal management issues between Mandurah and Walpole in the South West region of Western Australia.

What do we do?

Plan and facilitate coastal stakeholder forums.

Compile and share practical and constructive information regarding coastal planning and management.

Develop, strengthen and maintain a strong coastal stakeholder network.

Advocate for positive change to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Coastal Management

See Strategic Plan (2017 -2020) here


Coast SWaP currently seeking Coast Swap Committee Members!

Are you interested in coastal and marine areas?

Are you already or willing to become a Volunteer or wanting work experience in the coastal management field?

Join us! Coast SWaP is currently seeking new Coast Swap Committee Members! Contact us for more information.

Thank you to Chiara and Jackie


Thank you and best wishes from Coast SWaP Committee to two volunteers moving on from active roles on the Committee, Jackie Nichol and Chiara Danese!

The effort put in over the past two years has seen Coast SWaP develop a new Strategy, win a Coastal Award and Membership Database developed.

How can you be involved?

New members welcome! Join our SW Coastal Stakeholder Network by contacting secretary@coastswap.org.au.

What do you know? Please share any relevant, practical coastal planning and mangement information with us and we'll happily get it out there to our 200 strong network. The main aim of the website is to build knowledge and capacity of coastal stakeholders so if that's you please sign your group up so you can receive this info and join in the discussions.

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Coastwest funding boost for SW

03rd Dec 2014

Coastwest recently announced their 2014/15 funded projects to a value of $650 000 and five of these were allocated within the SW totalling over $90 000. These are summarised below, congratulations...

Preston Beach Volunteer Rangers – Their story

28th Sep 2014

To begin we need to step back in time, some 15 years in fact, prior to 1998.  This beach had a reputation for being a quiet beach for a spot...

Tangaroa Blue wins National Coastcare Award!

26th Sep 2014

Congratulations to Heidi Taylor and the team at Tangaroa Blue for taking out the Coastcare Category in the 2014 National Landcare Awards on September the 18th.

Coastlines Spring Edition 2014

26th Sep 2014

The Coastlines magazine has been part of the Coastwest grants program since the early 2000’s, providing an avenue for the coastal community to share their experiences and achievements. Coastwest have...

SW Coastal NRM Showcase Videos

24th Sep 2014

South West Catchments Council (SWCC) Coastal Facilitator Chris Gibbs is in the process of producing a series of youtube videos (see links below) which showcase coastal NRM and community engagement...

Climate Council Report

24th Sep 2014

The Climate Council has recently released a report ‘Counting the Costs’ focused on the social and economic risks of climate change and coastal flooding.This report explores two of the most...