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 September Beach clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Amazing team work today from the 17 people that attended todays patrol at Seaford pier for the International Coastal Cleanup!

Total weight collected = 35kg
including 9kg of recyclable bottles and cans.

The huge amount of trash has been now been sorted and the data collected will be sent to the Ocean Conservancy for research purposes.

Small changes to your lifestyle have a BIG impact on our environment. Let's end plastic pollution!
3198 Seaford August Beach clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Well done team on braving the wild elements last Sunday and making it along to our August beach clean. Karma was working in our favour with the rain stopping shortly before our clean, we managed to remain dry while cleaning 36kg of rubbish off the beach near Keast Park. An astounding 72 bottles and cans were picked up, with the endless amount of straws and small pieces of plastic it was hard to finish up after only an hour.
3198 June clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Firstly, HAPPY ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY to Seaford Beach Patrol!

Special Thank-you to those amazing people that built such an important community environmental group and to the members that have been a part of the team since the beginning.

What an impressive effort and excellent turn out of 16 smiling faces yesterday and a great show of family support!
- 28kg of rubbish collected
- 30 bottles and cans
- plus small handfuls of nurdles, cigarette butts and a few syringes safety removed .

Crn Nepean Hwy and Seaford Rd.
(we will meet in the car park of Woolworths and make our way over to the beach as a group)
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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

Cleaning DateTimeActivity Details
23-Aug-202010amBeach Clean 10am-11am at Opposite Seaford Road (Opposite Woolworths)

Last 3198 Group Data

Activity DateNo. bagslitter - KgHrs

Last 3198 Group Activity

3198 Clean Up Aus Day Clean march 2020 Seaford Pier by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au

Thanks for attending the Clean Up Australia Day Clean at Seaford Pier March 2020
We had 24 wonderful volunteers who collected 26.5kgs total, 13kgs of recycling and 13.5kgs of litter, including 91 bottles and cans.


FC Council ute present at site when arrived at 8.30am from a distance appeared to have 4 orange bags in the back of ute


Site appeared a lot cleaner than have previous experienced.


A volunteer was noted to remark that it seemed as if someone had cleaned it up very recently. 

Last year in 2019 there a FCC representative collecting rubbish however I asked him for what he collected and he gave it to us so we could include it in our count. 

Lots of cigarette butts however, one amazing volunteer collected approximately 100 butts + on her clean 


A lot of the cans/bottles very old 


2 dvd cases

1 syringe

5 odd pairs of shoes

2 pairs of underwear


Fishing rod 

Part of a boat 

Bait container

Fishing line

3 balls 

Oil container


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