Western Australia’s Coastal
and Marine Community Network

Our members are dedicated to the future
care of WA’s oceans and coastlines


We bring together a diverse community of coastal and marine stewards


Our members are from across community, industry, research and government


Our network reaches from the north coast to
the south coast of WA

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Find out about membership benefits and networking opportunities

Together, we support the health and sustainability of WA’s coastal and marine environments 

We host the Whirlpool – a resource hub for WA’s coastal and marine community

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Latest News

WA CMCN news updates and the latest stories from WA Coastal News covering coastal and marine e-news from across the network

Rehabilitating Injidup Spa

Nature Conservation Margaret River Region, in partnership with DBCA, held two volunteer busy bees at Injidup natural spa this winter as the first steps in rehabilitating one of the south west’s most popular “secret”…

WA Fairy Tern Network Awarded

The WA Fairy Tern Network has been recognised at the 2022 Western Australian Coastal Awards for Excellence in the Science and Research category. The WA Fairy Tern Network supports and promotes solutions to…


Coastal communities in Western Australia between Rockingham and Busselton in Western Australia have been involved in scientific and environmental research to monitor the changing coastline. CoastSnap, a University of New South Wales initiative,…

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Coastal Officer

WA Coastal News

Content Editor

CMCN acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of the lands and coastlines of Western Australia.
We pay our respects to the Elders past, present and emerging as we share knowledge and care for the land and waters of this state.

Photos of WA’s coastline on this site are courtesy of UWA and Peron Naturalist Partnership at wacoastline.org