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How Can We Stop Beach Erosion in Australia?

Australia's picturesque coastline attracts locals and tourists alike, offering stunning vistas and recreational opportunities. However, the country faces an ongoing challenge in combating beach erosion, which threatens the very essence of these beautiful landscapes. In this blog, we will explore the issue of beach erosion in Australia, its impact on coastal environments, and how Mobi International's innovative solution, Mobi-Fence, can play a pivotal role in safeguarding our beaches.

Understanding Beach Erosion in Australia

Beach erosion is a natural process influenced by a range of factors, including waves, tides, storms, and climate change. However, human activities, such as construction, improper coastal development, and sand mining, exacerbate the problem. With Australia's vast coastline stretching over 25,000 kilometres, several beaches are facing the detrimental effects of erosion.

The Problem of Beach Erosion and Its Impacts

Beach erosion poses significant challenges to Australian beaches and coastal communities. The loss of sandy shores not only impacts the aesthetic appeal of the coastline but also endangers vital infrastructure and ecosystems. Here are some key impacts of beach erosion:

Threat to Coastal Assets: Erosion leaves roads, paths, houses, resorts, parking lots, playgrounds, and other coastal assets vulnerable to damage or destruction.

Loss of Recreational Space: Recreational beach areas are shrinking, affecting beachgoers, local businesses, and tourism.

Ecological Consequences: Erosion disrupts delicate coastal ecosystems, threatening native plant and animal species.

Increased Coastal Flooding: Diminished beach areas lead to increased coastal flooding during storms, putting lives and properties at risk.

Mobi-Fence: A Solution for Beach Erosion Control

Introducing Mobi-Fence, a revolutionary beach fence developed by Mobi International to combat beach erosion and protect Australian coastlines. Let's explore how Mobi-Fence offers a sustainable and effective solution:

  1. Erosion Control and Renourishment:

Mobi-Fence provides an ultimate solution for erosion control and beach renourishment. The innovative seamless rollout design effectively blocks 100% of sand, preventing it from being carried away by wind and water.

  1. Sustainable Materials:

At Mobi International, environmental consciousness is at the core of our values. Mobi-Fence comes in two variants: biodegradable and non-biodegradable, both made from 100% recycled plastic. The biodegradable version, crafted in France using a USDA-certified, 100% biodegradable and compostable multilayer rot-proof fabric, ensures minimal environmental impact.

  1. Windbreak Protection:

Mobi-Fence acts as a highly efficient windbreak, reducing wind velocity at the ground surface and effectively trapping blowing sand. Its small holes maintain permeability, eliminating billowing effects that are often associated with traditional fences.

  1. Easy Installation:

Installing Mobi-Fence is a breeze due to its flexibility and lightweight design (40kg per 50m roll or 340gr/sqm). The seamless pockets conveniently slide onto wooden posts, ensuring a quick and hassle-free setup.

  1. Energy Efficient Coastal Landscaping:

By preventing sand loss, Mobi-Fence actively contributes to energy-efficient coastal landscaping. The reduction in sand extraction not only saves communities from costly operations but also preserves natural sand dunes and their ecological significance.


Beach erosion is a pressing issue that demands immediate attention to preserve the natural beauty and ecological balance of Australia's coastline. Mobi International's Mobi-Fence presents an environmentally conscious and effective solution for erosion control, beach renourishment, and coastal protection. By harnessing the power of innovation and sustainability, we can work together to ensure the longevity of our beloved beaches and safeguard them for generations to come.

If you’d like to know more about Mobi-Fence, please email us at

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