Peninsula cleans up


CLEAN Up Australia Day is on Sunday 4 March. Last year 42 clean-up sites were registered across the Mornington Peninsula and about 40 cubic metres of waste was collected.

Those wanting to join in this year can register a site or join a clean-up site online. Each registered site will be provided with a Clean Up Australia Day Kit, including registration papers, posters, bags, one sharp container, warning sign and litter report.

Volunteers will need to provide their own gloves as well as sunscreen, suitable clothing and footwear.

Schools and businesses can get involved in Business Clean Up Australia Day on Tuesday 27 February and Schools Clean up Australia Day on Friday 2 March.

To register a site this year visit or call 1800 282 329.

Clean-up Australia Day sites are at:

Mt Martha: foreshore and creek, cliffs and rock, Birdrock Beach.

Red Hill: 1st Red Hill Scout Hall, 91 Arthurs Seat Rd.

Mornington: Advance VCAL, Fishermans Beach, Bungower Road, Fossil Beach, Mills Beach, Scout Beach, Mothers Beach, McDonald’s car park.

Capel Sound: foreshore, Tootgarook, Chinamans Creek.

Blairgowrie: Dimmicks Bushland.

Dromana: foreshore, Dromana College.

Rosebud: shire offices, foreshore, Sea Scouts SS Coleman.

Point Leo: foreshore.

Tootgarook: foreshore.

Tuerong: Devilbend Reservoir.

Hastings: foreshore, McDonald’s car park, Warrinigne Park.

First published in the Southern Peninsula News – 27 February 2018


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