Foreshore Working Bee! March Long Weekend.

Working Bee – Merricks Beach Rd access track 

Updated start time 9am Monday, 11 March 2024

Meet corner of Merricks Beach Rd & Surf St

The Foreshore Committee is conducting a maintenance working bee from 9.00am, Monday 11 March 2024. To assist and help support the fabulous foreshore and maintain the access and facilities for the community please come along and help at the working bee. Refreshments provided.

When: Monday, 11 March from 9am (Labour Day long weekend) Updated to 9am start

Meeting point: corner of Merricks Beach Rd & Surf St


–       Removing old fencing and fence posts from the track west of Merricks Beach Rd

–       Weeding – blackberry, ivy and other weeds

–       Track maintenance, including for the main Merricks Beach Rd access track

–       Toilet block – weeding and clearing paths around the building

What to bring/wear:

–       appropriate clothes, sturdy footwear and sunscreen

–       gloves, sturdy gloves appropriate for blackberry removal

–       tools for weeding

–       wheelbarrows

–       large buckets

–       secateurs

–       spades

–       long crowbar for digging out fence posts

–       wire cutters, for dismantling old fencing

All children, their families and carers are welcome. A reminder that children must be accompanied by an adult who is responsible for their care and wellbeing. The Committee’s Working With Children Compliance Officer Cindie Jupp can be contacted at

Merricks Beach Foreshore Reserve Committee of Management

Merricks Beach Foreshore Reserve Committee of Management acknowledges and pays respect to the Bunurong / BoonWurrung people, the Traditional Custodians of these lands and waters, their unique contribution to caring for Country and deep spiritual connection to it. We honour Elders past and present whose knowledge and wisdom have ensured the continuation of Culture and traditional practices. We aspire to genuinely partner, and meaningfully engage, with Traditional Owners and Aboriginal communities to support the protection of Country, the maintenance of spiritual and cultural practices and their broader aspirations in the 21st century and beyond.

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