Share Our Beaches. Share Our Summer

Share Our Beaches. Share Our Summer

This summer when you are visiting Peninsula beaches, be sure to treat our precious environment with care and show respect for those around us.

Safe jet ski use on Peninsula beaches

There has been an increase in the usage of personal water crafts (PWC)m along our coastline, including jet skis.

During the busy summer months, Peninsula beaches are shared by many swimmers and jet sriders, raising significant community concerns and safety issues.

Learn more about: Safe jet ski use on Peninsula beaches

Dogs on beaches

Exercising your dog on the beach is a great way to get outdoors and have fun, however as our beaches get busier over summer, there are beaches where dogs may be prohibited or required to be on leash.

Learn more about: Dogs on beaches

Wildlife on beaches

Wildlife is a common sight on Peninsula beaches, including seals, dolphins and birdlife. Learn what to do if you see injured wildlife or wildlife that is in danger.

Learn more about: Wildlife on Beaches

The Pillars, Mount Martha

Track closures and updated signage are among recent measures taken by the Shire to reduce erosion and warn visitors of cliff instability at The Pillars, Mount Martha. Nearby streets will be patrolled regularly to monitor illegal parking and issue infringements where appropriate.

Keep in touch with the Shire by providing feedback by visiting The Pillars, Mount Martha page.

Smoking on beaches

The Shire is committed to taking steps towards a happier and healthier Peninsula. As such, throughout the summer period, the Shire will be auditing on smoking behaviour on our beaches.

Learn more about Smoke Free Public Areas.