Merricks Matters

Spring/Summer 2020

Merricks Beach Foreshore Awarded Government Grants

The Merricks Beach Foreshore Reserve Committee of Management have recently received two grants to enable important works on the foreshore. …

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From the Editor

It has taken a long time but it is good that we are finally beginning to see some easing of …

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Vale Shirley Griffin

I first met Shirley over 40 years ago in Bendigo and we had a mutual connection in Merricks Beach! Shirley …

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2020 Plant Giveaway a Success

Despite not being able to gather to pick up our annual goodies, 2020’s plant giveaway was still a great success. …

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Merricks Beach – A Haven During the Outbreak

Steve and I decided to relocate to Merricks Beach when the first lockdown was announced back in March. As it …

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Secret Sightings

Executive Director of the Dolphin Research Institute, Jeff Weir shares his thoughts on a new project that he wants Merricks …

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Mornington Peninsula Shire – Beach Update

Over the past week, the Mornington Peninsula Shire has continued to monitor beach activity following the beach closure announcement on …

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Merricks Beach – More Memories

Following the success of my recent book ‘Merricks Beach Memories’ Edition One, l have been encouraged to start collecting stories …

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Foreshore Activities Limited – Stage 3 COVID-19 Restrictions

Foreshore Activities Limited to Exercise, Work and Education – Stage 3 COVID-19 Restrictions Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that as …

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Update from the Foreshore Reserve: Working Bee 5 April cancelled

Consistent with directions from the Deputy Chief Health Officer (Communicable Disease) in response to Coronavirus COVID-19, the Foreshore Reserve working-bee …

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Make Mine Montalto

If wondering what’s available on the food front when so many businesses are closed, you are not alone. But we …

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MBRA COVID 19 Service 

During this COVID 19 crisis, there are many residents choosing Merricks Beach as the place to hibernate. It is important that …

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Cultural Walk with Lionel Lauch Postponed

Sadly, most of the events and meets that we have planned for the community over the next few months have …

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Remembering Gillian

Gillian Uthmeyer of Spray St, Merricks Beach has moved on to a new paradise. Her son Sam Talbot shares how …

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Fire Plan Advice

  As residents of Merricks Beach, we all enjoy the beauty of the beaches and its foreshore. We enjoy the …

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