About Us

LOCATION OF WHITECLIFFS FORESHORE

The Whitecliffs to Camerons Bight Foreshore Reserve is approximately 6 kilometres long and located near the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula. Our office is located at the Tyrone Foreshore Campground on Point Nepean Road Rye, between Cain Rd and Johns Drive.

The foreshore borders the villages of Rye and Blairgowrie, and consists of many heritage-listed Boat Sheds, the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron and Blairgowrie Marina, two boat ramps, boat trailer car parks, several public car parking areas and a public BBQ area adjacent to Hughes Rd.

CAMPING

We manage three campgrounds:

Tyrone Foreshore Campground – Rye

Stringer Foreshore Campground – Blairgowrie

Camerons Bight Foreshore Campground – Blairgowrie West

Open to the public from September to the end of April. All other times we welcome school, outdoor education and community groups.

ENHANCEMENT OF VICTORIAN PUBLIC LAND

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is committed to enhancing the value of public land in Victoria. They work closely with committees of management to ensure best practice and that the crown land assets are managed now and into the future.

The committee is a not-for-profit organisation and all revenue generated is put back into the foreshore reserve to ensure the area is maintained, enhanced and preserved for generations to come.

OUR VISION STATEMENT

To manage the Whitecliffs to Camerons Bight Foreshore Reserve in an environmentally aware and sustainable way, enhancing the natural environment while providing a safe and attractive destination for a range of recreational opportunities with improved, well designed and maintained amenities.

 

FORESHORE RESERVE COASTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN

Final Draft Coastal Management Plan – Public Exhibition  The Foreshore Committee of Management hereby invites community and stakeholder feedback on its Final Draft Coastal Management Plan (CMP). The CMP will provide strategic direction for the next 5 years enabling a planned approach to ongoing maintenance and upgrades to the foreshore reserve.

The CMP can be accessed via this link – Final Draft Coastal Management Plan

Exhibition Period:

Tuesday June 2018 to Tuesday 10 July 2018

All feedback should be submitted in writing and addressed to;

Mr. Greg Powell, Foreshore Manager

WhiteCliffs to Camerons Bight Foreshore Reserve Committee of Management

email: admin@whitecliffs.com.au  or  PO Box 207, Rye 3941

COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT MEETINGS

Committee of Mangement meet on the 3rd Monday of every month except January, 8:30am at Scott’s Shed meeting room, Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron.

You can view Minutes of Meeting  Here

ANNUAL REPORT

Click here to view Whitecliffs To Camerons Bight Foreshore Financial Report For The Year Ended 30 June 2017

MEET THE TEAM

The foreshore reserve is Crown Land and is overseen by a Committee of Management on behalf of the Minister for the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP). We employ a number of staff to manage the foreshore reserve.

The Committee of Management consists of a group of local residents who have been appointed under the Crown Lands (Reserves) Act 1978 to manage reserved Crown Land on behalf of the Minister.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Marc Yanuli (Chair), Graham Goudie (Vice Chair)

Neil Anderson

Dennis Bertotto

Joan Hoskins

David Kramer

Lino Tarquinio

Judy Walsh

Brian Wordsworth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FORESHORE TEAM

Greg Powell – Foreshore Manager

Richard – Senior Ranger

Yvonne – Administration

Ingrid – Accounts

Daniel – Foreshore Ranger

Mason – Foreshore / Camping Ranger

John – Camping Ranger

 

 

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