The Prawn Rock Channel Precinct can expect to see upgrades and accessibility additions as part of funding to the tune of $350,000 announced earlier this year by the WA State Government. Areas affected by storm erosion have undergone remediation works and the Ocean Beach path construction has been completed since the funding announcement in January. With new works started in the precinct, Ocean Beach can also expect to have a new path to the lookout and wheelchair-accessible toilets, an imitation of the toilets created and installed in 2021 at Lights Beach. The area can also expect to see accessible car park spaces, motorcycle bays and bicycle racks. Shire of Denmark president Ceinwen Gearon said the precinct visitors and residents would experience the area differently as a result of the upgrades. “We’re excited to see the steps down to Ocean Beach from the lookout being progressed so our community can have improved year-round access to the beach while reducing disturbance of the fragile coastal dune vegetation there,” she said. “And the installation of an accessible toilet block will be appreciated by us all, improving environmental outcomes and adding a much-needed convenience to the area.” The area will continue to undergo needed maintenance, with lower speeds and disruptions expected to pedestrian and vehicle access. Visitors and the local community are expected to be able to enjoy the precinct upgrade by spring this year.