3016 Beachpatrol Williamstown Beaches


3016 Beach Patrol - Williamstown

The historic old colonial area of Williamstown exudes charm.  3016Beachpatrol based in Williamstown is there to help their beaches out.  Positioned on the corner of the Port Phillip Bay and the mouth of the Yarra river, Williamstown gets more than its fare share of careless littering.

We meet once a month for one hour to clean up one of our beaches.  We are often joined by other groups with the same goals.

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How much difference has 3016 group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans

How much difference has 3016 group made in Previous years?

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Most Recent 3016 Group Activities

3016 Feb Clean by 3016@beachpatrol.com.au

Great turnout today, heaps of rubbish...30kg at an estimate. The 2 large white bags are full of recyclable cans and bottles. Well done everyone!!!

Next Cleanup: Clean Up Australia Day Sunday 6th of March at Jawbone Marine Sanctuary.

November Clean Up by 3016@beachpatrol.com.au

Another combined effort, this time supporting Friends of Greenwich Bay litter hotspots project. The team removed 8.5 large Cleanup (cleanup Australia) Bags of waste, and x3.5 large bags of recyclable items (bottles, cans, etc) at The Warmies, along the rocky banks of the Yarra River. This also included a very large a mount of litter associated with local fishing, including discarded fishing line, bait bags, and packaging from other fishing items and equipment - there is an obvious problem with fisherman not taking responsibility for their personal waste and is an issue that must be addressed.

Thanks to everyone who turned up!!! It's always great to mix with other local groups - many hands!

October Clean Up / Open Day / Birthday by 3016@beachpatrol.com.au

Our October Clean Up was part of the Friends of Williamstown Wetlands (FOWW) open day. It was a great event giving us the opportunity to meet other community groups and learn a bit about the great work they're doing. Williamstown is lucky to have all these motivated volunteers protecting our shoreline, waterways and parks! The event was held at Williamstown Highschool with 14 volunteers walking from the school to Williamstown beach collecting 16kgs of rubbish. A bug thanks to Marilyn from FOWW for supplying the Beach Patrol Birthday cake....it looked great and tasted even better! Well done to everyone involved on the day!

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3016 BP Contact Details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3016 BeachPatrol to become a member. As a member you will get

  • Email updates on news and upcoming activities
  • Free BeachPatrol Tee shirt
  • Share some together time at a local cafe after the 
  • beach cleaning session
  • Participate in BeachPatrol social functions

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Last 3016 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs

Last 3016 Group Activity

3016 Jan Clean up 2020 by 3016@beachpatrol.com.au
In 60 minutes 16 volunteers picked up 12.2kgs of rubbish. We found that there were few recyclables this month - lots of chip and lolly wrappers, random bits of clothing and shoes, cigarette butts, fishing gear and too many straws

In this year

Most Common Items selected
Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count
Cigarette butts
Plastic chip bags and confectionary wrappers

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015


In previous years