In this issue: Notice of AGM Saving Our Beach Frankston foreshore: We can do better KVB Awards Finalist Foreshore Activities Report Seeking New Members Membership Renewal Download the newsletter here: 2019 FBA Winter Newsletter_mid August Advertisements
Click this link to download a summary of Frankston Beach’s profiles: Frankston beach summary results Oct 2017 to May 2019
Neil Blake, Port Phillip Baykeeper has more than 30 years’ experience in protecting Port Phillip Bay. As founding director of the EcoCentre, Neil Blake (OAM) has been widely recognised and loved by the community for his deep knowledge, personable character, and extensive experience in environmental management, local history, biodiversity and community development. The Port Phillip … More Neil Blake, Port Phillip Baykeeper
Summary of the KBR Report At the risk of over simplification, a fair paraphrase of the report in every-day language would be as follows: Using the best techniques and information available the beach is unlikely to wash away. The double arm breakwater with dredging every few years was determined to be the preferred option using … More KBR Report
Frankston’s beautiful beaches attract over one million visitors a year for recreation, swimming and wellbeing. They are Frankston’s number one natural asset. Frankston Council plans is to build a breakwater off Olivers Hill, “a rock wall with a road on top for emergency vehicle access” jutting way out into the bay, costing many millions of … More Sign the petition to save Frankston Beach
Frankston Beach Association has been a strong advocate for our beach and precious foreshore environment for over 35 years. The final outcome of this process including the Panel’s recommendation ‘to ensure that development along the Western and Southern boundaries of the Sub-precinct 1B responds to the sensitive interface with Kananook Creek and the surrounding foreshore … More April council submission
Please go and see our recently installed plaque. It’s a few metres in from the south end of the boardwalk, under some Banksias and looks great!
The following is a summary of FBA’s latest submission on the proposed Coastguard building, safe refuge and breakwater at Olivers Hill, presented at Council Meeting 3rd September 2017. … More Our Frankston foreshore is at risk and why FBA is so concerned
Kath Hassell, Frankston Beach Association’s long-serving secretary has received an Order of Australia medal (OAM) for her work in conservation and the environment. … More OAM for Frankston Beach Association’s former secretary
Frankston Beach Association’s submission to Frankston City Council’s proposed council plan 2017-2021. … More Frankston City Council Proposed Council Plan
The Frankston foreshore continues to be a challenge. Months of very dry conditions exacerbated the difficult growing conditions for newly planted tube stock. … More Foreshore Planting
There are a range of weeds invading our foreshore. Learn more about some of the most commonly found ones. … More Weeds invading our foreshore reserves
More than 50 indigenous plants can be found in the reserves along the Frankston foreshore. Find out more. … More Flora associated with the reserve
Frankston Beach Association strongly opposes Frankston City Council’s $24 million proposal for the threat to our beautiful beaches, fragile marine ecologies, cultural heritage values and iconic vistas, and urges you to also. Please download this invitation meeting to attend the public meeting to find out more.
In this submission, Frankston Beach Association (FBA) wishes to comment and respond on Precinct 1B between Nepean Highway, the beach and Kananook Creek. … More FBA response to FMAC – Precincts 1A and 1B