Marine Care Ricketts Point hosts a range of events and programs throughout the year.

MCRP AGM, Wednesday 6 April 2022  @ 7.30pm, Beaumaris Senior Citizens Club

Speakers Evenings 2022 – 7.30pm start every 2nd Thursday of the even month, by Zoom or held at the Beaumaris Senior Citizens Club (behind the Beaumaris Library, 84 Reserve Road, Beaumaris.

Summer Snorkelling Program:  November 2021 – 26 March 2022, every Saturday, 9.00am  conditions permitting.

Beach Patrol: 1st Saturday of every month, 10.00am – location advised by email

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Reef Survey with Parks Victoria                                       Marine Care guided snorkel briefing

  • Snorkelling program during warmer months
  • Beach Patrol Litter Collection – 10 am, first Saturday of the month
  • Great Victorian Fish Count, 13 Nov – 12 Dec 2021. 
  • Photography – above and below water
  • Members’ meetings with guest speakers
  • Reef Surveys in conjunction with Parks Victoria
  • Submissions to local and State governments on matters relevant to the Sanctuary

MARINE CARE RICKETTS POINT FUTURE ACTIVITIES

Thanks to all who provided feedback about the kinds of activities you would like to see happen in the future.  The following is a general summary of members’ comments. The comments indicate that the activities we are currently undertaking remain highly relevant, and that there are further programs members would like to see started.

Maintaining MCRP

  • Council / Parks Victoria / DEPI (Department of Environment and Primary Industries) relations
  • Website
  • Newsletter
  • Media and communications / Regular Leader articles etc
  • Policies/submissions on issues affecting Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary
  • Grant applications

Citizen science

  • Parks Victoria Sea Search intertidal, sea grass, surveys
  • Local fossils

Wider Community Activities

  • Summer by the Sea Program in January each year

Volunteering:  For new activities to commence, we need to have volunteers who would be prepared to lead particular events. We are prepared to support and train people in activities also, for example; being an assistant leader to the snorkelling group or to the Beach Patrol group.  If you would like to be involved in any of these activities please contact any of the Committee Members directly or email

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