Planning for the future of the Surf Coast

Plans and Reports

The Great Ocean Road Coast Committee manages a diverse range of projects, including in depth reports and plans. From the overarching strategic Coastal Management Plan to individual projects along the coast, view the full range of plans and reports below.

Management plans

Coastal Management Plan | 2013 – 2018

Native Vegetation and Weed Action Plan | 2015 – 2020

Coastal User Transport Strategy | 2015

Erskine River Masterplan 2014

Split Point Lighthouse Precinct Masterplan | 2008

Taylor Park Masterplan | 2000

Coastal Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaption Project

Annual reports

2019-20 | Annual Report

2018-19 | Annual Report

2017-18 | Annual Report
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2016-17 | Annual_Report

2015-16 | Annual Report

2014-15 | Annual Report

2013-14 | Annual report

2012-13 | Annual Report

2011-12 | Annual Report

2010-11 | Annual Report

Other reports

February 2018 | Great Ocean Road Coast Survey Report

The Great Ocean Road Coast Survey was conducted to measure and gain insights into the views, ideas, behaviour and satisfaction levels of coastal users with a connection to the Crown land reserves under our management.

Archived plans and reports are available upon request.

Category 1 Coastal Committees of Management
Barwon South West Region

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) provides a Statement of Expectations (SoE) to the Barwon South West, Category 1 Coastal Committees of Management, including the Great Ocean Road Coast Committee.

In 2018-19, we have fulfilled our functions in accordance with:

  • The Crown Land (Reserves) Act 1978 and all other laws and obligations that bind our committee and its members, including the Public Administration Act 2004, the Directors’ Code of Conduct and related codes and frameworks issued by the Victorian Public Sector Commission, and the Victorian Government’s policies, priorities and objectives, including the Victorian Coastal Strategy (2013) and Victoria’s Regional Statement.

Our work

Great Ocean Road Coast Committee

On 1 December 2020 GORCC transitioned to the Great Ocean Road Coast and Parks Authority. Please visit: