Wild surf has battered Victoria’s south-west coast, sweeping large boulders onto roads and trapping a family on an island off Port Fairy.
- A clean-up of debris washed across a road in Port Fairy is continuing today after wild weather and large swells hit the town
- Port Fairy was already experiencing coastal erosion as a consequence of climate change
- A wildlife carer says the wild surf has also impact penguins in the area
Emergency services rescued the family from Griffiths Island on Sunday after large waves and a high tide left them stranded, unable to access the narrow pedestrian walkway that would link them to the mainland.
Port Fairy-based shire councillor Jordan Lockett said the force of the ocean was incredible and roads…