Hastings South Coastal Management Plan - 2015
The Hastings South foreshore is an important boating precinct and is highly valued for this role — by local residents and visitors. The foreshore also has significant value in terms of the natural environment, cultural heritage and recreation. Protecting and enhancing these values is vital given the projected growth in local and regional populations and the likely associated increase in demand for recreation, particularly recreational boating.
Vision: ‘The Hastings Foreshore is a coastal recreation zone that attracts and welcomes visitors and residents to the Western Port region to enjoy a wide range of recreational opportunities involving coastal, marine, boating and eco-tourism experiences. It makes a crucial contribution to the sense of place of the Hastings community and is the gateway to Western Port.’
Download: Hastings South Coastal Management Plan 2015(PDF, 8MB)
Hastings Foreshore Masterplan - 2023
On 21 February 2023 Council adopted the Hastings Foreshore Masterplan. The Masterplan covers the foreshore reserve stretching from the northern end of Fred Smith Reserve to the southern Hastings foreshore, and includes water and nature play, an events area, new toilet facilities, upgraded paths, upgraded boat ramp parking, a pump track, sensory gardens, native vegetation and much, much more.
We know the Hastings foreshore is a much-loved area by residents and visitors. It’s used daily by people exercising, fishing, playing and socialising and is home to occasional large scale events such as concerts and festivals. The Hastings Foreshore Masterplan will support and enhance these qualities already found and loved.
Download: Hastings Foreshore Masterplan 2023(PDF, 17MB)