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‘Those homes should never have been built’: The 40-year saga behind Wamberal beach erosion – Sydney Morning Herald

The first resident of Wamberal to lose his home to the sea in 1978 says he has been waiting more than 40 years for the ocean to claim further victims.



He accused Central Coast Council of declining to construct a sea wall and failing to take advantage of NSW government funding on offer for such a project, as well as preventing residents from taking any steps privately to protect their homes.
That position only changed on Saturday when council conceded residents could do whatever was necessary to protect their homes, Mr Hughes said, labelling the councils past actions absurd and insane.
I put sandbags in and the council threatened to sue me fo…

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