Portsea Beach (Post Bay Dredging)

If there was any question as to why our little jewel that was Portsea Beach was destroyed, this series of images from ‘The Virtual Network’ will highlight its true extent. Within a few short years after bay dredging operation to deepen the shipping channel were concluded, this beach was completely eroded and swallowed by the tide that now washes against slime covered sand bags that prevent further erosion.