3207BeachPatrol Port Melbourne Beaches

3207 BeachPatrol

Helping to look after the Precious inner-city Port Melbourne beaches, 3207BeachPatrol conducts a clean along one of its 5 stretches of beach every month.

The bright blue tee shirts of the volunteers make for a colourful addition to the beaches once a month on Saturday mornings.   See BeachPatrol 3207 in action to save the local community here!

Please visit our 3207 Facebook page for more relevant information and articles.

2019 Beach Cleaning Schedule
12 Jan
2 Feb
3 Mar CUAD
6 Apr
4 May
1 Jun
6 Jul
3 Aug
7 Sep
5 Oct
2 Nov
7 Dec 



How much difference has 3207 group made in this year?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans

How much difference has 3207 group made in Previous years?

Kgs of rubbish collectedShopping bags of rubbishVolunteer HoursBottles & cans

Most Recent 3207 Group Activities

3207BeachPatrol In September by admin

15 volunteers came out on this glorious morning.   However 1 hour later, we had picked up over 50 kg of litter from the sand, under the pier, out of the ocean and from a rock groin.  A collection of over 60 bottles, many plastic bags from the bottom of the water. 

3207Beachpatrol in 6 Deg Weather by 3207@beachpatrol.com.au

In spite of a rather chilly morning, 18 volunteers turned out to remove litter and plastic fragments of Sandridge Beach.  There had been strong onshore winds this past week.  This brought in a plethora of plastic nurdles along the high tide line indicated by the dark lines in the photo below.

3207BeachPatrol In July by admin

With the windy and somewhat rough weather the last two weeks, a lot of plastic fragments had washed up on to the beach. 

Small pieces of plastic about 1-2 cm long were all over.  Plus some other items that made attention;

8 syringes some with needles

A medical boot for ankle injuries was dug out of the sand

Plastic bottles that had rolled up the beach with the onshore winds pushing them along.

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3207BP Contact Details

If you live in the area and want to contribute to keeping your beaches clean then Sign up with 3207beachPatrol 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 3207 Beach Clean

Cleaning DateTimeActivity Details
03-Mar-20199:00amMeet at Lagoon Pier. Moved to the Sunday this month as that is CUAD.

Last 3207 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs

Last 3207 Group Activity

3207 BeachPatrol Cleans Port Melbourne Beach in February by information@beachpatrol.com.au
A hot day with  over 70 volunteers coming out to clean the beach by the Tasmanian Ferry terminal.  Several new members and some visiting people to see what we do.

Metal Cans 94
Recyclable Glass and Plastic bottles 165
Bags of rubbish 36

In this year

Most Common Items selected
Plastic fragments < 5cm
Plastic fragments >5 cm
Drink Containers. All bottles and cans for CDS count

Spotting plastic nurdles

This year todate - Recording started after Oct 2015


Spotting plastic nurdles

In previous years