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Foreshore Reserve
at left and
Mentone Foreshore Reserve at right, at Charman
Road, 2007-03-07


To enlarge it, click on the zoomable high resolution
photo of the Beaumaris
Foreshore Reserve
and sea above. Up to and to
the left of Cliff Grove is part of the
Beaumaris Bay Fossil
, which was placed on the
Register of the National Estate. It is in the
longest section of the Bayside foreshore reserve
with no car parks or buildings.


The Mentone Foreshore Reserve, which
starts at the right of the junction
of Charman and Beach Roads above, has an
artificially renourished sandy beach in front of a
masonry sea wall behind which is what were the
vertical white clay cliffs in Tom Roberts’s 1887 painting,
until they were sloped back and vegetated in the


This innermost part of Beaumaris Bay was saved in
the late 1960s by Beaumaris Conservation Society and

Conservation League helping to convince the
then Mordialloc

City Council to reject a proposal by Jackson

Bros Marine to build a large marina here.


See the indigenous

plants and the pest

plants recorded on this section of the
Conservation Society Inc.