Mordialloc Beaumaris Conservation League – Minutes – 4th September 1990

Election of Cr C.KING

Chris King has given the League invaluable assistance with programs & Committee members expressed their delight at the election of Chris to Mordialloc City Council at the August Elections. Cr King announced his resignation as M-B.C.L. delegate to P.P.C.C. The League has no representative on this committee at present.


The League has become incorporated as a result of many months of diligent work by Hartmut Rabich, Bob Wilcock and Christopher King. Thanks were also expressed to Pam Wilcock for the new logo-the one remaining banksia on the Parkdale cliffs.

Mordialloc Foreshore & Environs

Plants are being propagated at various nurseries in readiness for planting in the autumn. The protective fences on the foreshore have been criticised as being totally out of character with the natural aspect planned for this section of the beach.

Moorabbin Aerodrome

Julia Hicks will ring the noise abatement section of Civil Aviation to discuss the noise from 1000 plane movements a day.

Braeside Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works Park

Mark Birrell, Shadow Minister for Conservation, offered to organise a people’s picnic in the park to highlight the threats to this asset. The League resolved to accept this invitation and participate in the picnic.

Mordialloc Creek

Mary & Frank Rimington will attend a meeting at the Mordialloc Council chambers, 12-9-90, where representatives from the EPA and DVA will outline their plans for the creek’s improvement. The EPA to be asked to monitor waste from local stables to ascertain whether they contribute to high E-coli readings at certain test points in the creek.

Other Business

There have been a number of requests for information from students, a member of staff at Mordialloc-Chelsea Secondary College and from individuals enquiring about the League’s areas of interest.


Bob Wilcock completed a submission to State Environment Protection Policy (The Waters of Port Phillip Bay). Mary Rimington prepared a submission for the hearing opposing the Heathpark Development, Patterson River. Frank Rimington attended the Administration Appeals Tribunal to appeal against the siting of the M.M.B.W works depot in Braeside Park.

December Meeting All League members are welcome to attend the last meeting for 1990, December 4 at 1 Montgomery street.

Meeting closed: 10.30pm.

Mordialloc Beaumaris Conservation League Inc.

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