‘To rebuild there would be a towering act of insuperable idiocy. Building sea walls won’t help, it will destroy the beaches’.

John Corkill, a PhD student with expertise in land title issues for coastal properties, making his views clear on whether homes that have fallen into the sea due to coastal erosion should be rebuilt on the same site.

Quoted in ‘Beach mansions spared, for now’ by Mark Coultran in The Australian, June 10, 2016.