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 May Clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Thank you to all that attended on Sunday, with all the wind and crazy weather it's even more important that we brave the elements and get out there with so much extra debris and rubbish getting washed up. Lucky for us the weather gods shined down and we had a beautiful morning.

The team collected over 21kg of rubbish off Seaford beach, most of the items were light plastic items such as bags and straws that had been washed up in the wild seas we have had lately.

It was great to make some new friends and see some old ones again.

With our one year 3198 BP anniversary coming up if anyone has any great celebration ideas be sure to send them our way.
3198 Seaford April clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Check out the beautiful blue skies and the gorgeous 3198 BP volunteer group! Another fabulous meet up, we cleaned approx 8kg of litter off the beach, a bizillion (yep this is an accurate measurement) of nurdles are gone and we all had a nice morning enjoying the sunshine.

Thank you to all that attended, we look forward to seeing you at the next clean on Sunday May 15th at Seaford Pier.

Don't forget to bring your reusable bags and coffee cup for a wander around the farmers market afterwards.
3198 Feb clean by 3198@beachpatrol.com.au
Thank you to everyone for coming to our clean this morning! What a great way to start a Sunday with beautiful people on our gorgeous beach. With 12 Volunteers we collected 4.5kg of rubbish, a big difference from our 35kg last month. Interesting to note that the area we were cleaning today had bins, maybe that helps to explain the difference in rubbish collected. It was also very apparent that the half of the beach with bins had significantly less rubbish than the area of beach with bins. Another large amout of cigarette butts collected and the majority of rubbish was small pieces of plastic
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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