Malua Bay

Rating: 3 star rating

'Good' rating: bacterial levels are safe for bathing according to National Health & Medical Research Council guidelines.


  • Malua Bay Beach adjacent to surf club.

Potential pollution sources and catchment use:

  • urban stormwater
  • reticulated sewerage system and pump stations
  • onsite sewerage management systems in upper catchment.

Pollution - mode of impact:

  • via intermittently flowing creeks with low volume discharge
  • public toilet on beach reserve
  • pollution from vessels at sea.