3198 BeachPatrol Covering the Seaford Beaches

3198 BeachPatrol
The Seaford Foreshore Reserve is one of the few remaining substantial, continuous strands of natural coastal vegetation near Melbourne. Seaford is notable for this reserve, which divides the beach from Nepean Highway along the whole length of the suburb. This reserve was the site for an extensive dune restoration program undertaken by the Port Phillip Authority in 1972, under the title of the "Seaford Experimental Project". 


The program involved extensive areas of fencing, revegetation and the installation of walking tracks, seats, tables and shelters. The Seaford beach is a long stretch of beautiful beach and 3198Beachpatrol wants to keep it that way. We meet once a month to spend an hour cleaning litter off our beach, then go to a local café afterwards for a coffee and chat. We meet on Sunday mornings. Sign up to get on our email list for cleaning notifications. See us on facebook too

How much difference has 3198 group made in this year?

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How much difference has 3198 group made in Previous years?

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Most Recent 3198 Group Activities

3198 Seaford October Beach Clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Thank you to the very special 8 people that braved the rain and picked up 11kg of litter off the beach. 
A special thank you to our honourary Beach Patrol leader Dave, we really appreciate you stepping in to run the clean. Warm welcome to our new members, we hope to see you next month. 

Next clean is on Sunday 26th of November at Keast Park 10am. As this is our last clean of the year please join us afterwards for some coffee and cake to celebrate all of our hard work.
3198 September Clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au

Thank you to the incredible 13 people that volunteered their Sunday morning to remove another 21kg of litter off Seaford beach. The skies were grey but the rain stayed away for the hour that we hit the beach.

Next clean is on Sunday 21st of October at Seaford Pier 10am
3198 Seaford August Beach Clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
The freezing, wet and winding day could not hold us back!
Understandably we only had a small turn out for the Keast Park clean up but we were fortunate enough to have the inspiring and dedicated Neil Blake join us.
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3198 BP Contact details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3198BeachPatrol 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

Next 3198 Beach Clean

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Last 3198 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs

Last 3198 Group Activity

3198 BP Seaford October 2019 Clean Opposite McCulloch Ave by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au


Opposite McCulloch Avenue

37 total including 9 small children 

30 volunteer hours

  1. 7 bags total

  2. 40.1 kgs total

  3. 20 approx

  4. 36.8kgs rubbish

  1. 1 bag cds

  2. 67 bottles/cans

  3. 4kgs

  4. 2-3 nurdle count

Lots of dead lady bugs

Bags of rubbish found near walk way

Blue ball

Fishing lure 


We had 37 volunteers including 9 smaller kids who picked up a total of 40.1kgs off the beach. 36.8kgs of litter and 4kgs of CDS, 67 bottles/cans. 

In this year

Most Common Items selected
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Plastic nurdles (preproduction pallets)

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015


In previous years