REVEALED: Just How Narrow The Ettalong Channel’s Getting

Drone photos show tight ferry passage


5 April 2018

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New drone images show just how narrow the Ettalong Channel’s getting.

There are fears the Palm Beach Ferry will eventually have to suspend services as the navigable waters slim down to just metres wide due to the build-up of sand.

It comes after the service has had to divert to Patonga for months.

The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce President Matthew Wales has again voiced calls for Central Coast Council or the state government to commit to a permanent dredging solution for the waterway, as both maintain the other’s responsible for the job.

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