Sea levels rising and falling up to hundreds of metres is a story re-told on Earth multiple times over the past hundred million years. But this time is different.
Australia's coastline is collapsing. So what can we do to turn the tide?
Australian beaches have been disappearing faster and with more permanence, no question; the causes are not so simple and neither are the legal consequences.
We are already seeing the impact of climate change on our coastal communities. The way forward demands difficult conversations and challenging decisions.
Communities around the country are coming face-to-face with the growing threat of coastal erosion. And as the climate crisis hastens, the problem is only going to get worse...
Experts and residents have known about Australia's collapsing coastline for years, but the true extent of the growing damage is staggering.