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EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008



(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)
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Photo No.OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
0010Bayside City CouncilEntrance to foreshore reserve at Fourth Street, Black RockNo bicycle riding, dog restrictionsGrey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0020Bayside City CouncilTop of stairway at Fourth Street, Black RockDog restrictions, shellfish prohibition, foot traffic onlyTimber slab in ground        
0030Parks VictoriaOn south side of stairway at Fourth Street, Black RockRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0040Parks VictoriaOn north side of stairway at Fourth Street, Black RockNorthern limit of Marine SanctuaryTriangle pointer on tall steel pole        
0050Parks VictoriaJust north of point at Quiet CornerStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600     
0060Parks VictoriaAt Quiet Corner pointRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0061Former Department of Conservation, Forests & LandsOn the Quiet Corner point rock shelfProhibition of collection of shellfishRectangular metal sign on the triangular measured mile markerExtremely faded and not very legible750450     
0070Bayside City CouncilJust above path opposite McDonald Rock just south of Quiet CornerFormer SCC interpretive noticeBare short timber plinthDisused and redundant 200100    
0080Parks VictoriaFoot of Quiet Corner concrete rampRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0090Bayside City CouncilTop of Quiet Corner concrete rampNo bicycle ridingGrey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0100Bayside City CouncilIn sea lying on its side next to sea wall between the Quiet Corner concrete ramp and the rotundaFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeEmpty obtrusive concrete plinthAbandoned concrete plinth dumped over sea wall       
0110Melbourne WaterJust east of foot of stairway west of Central Avenue rotunda fastened to seawallStates “NO ENTRY” to stormwater drainRectangular metal signBent and only faintly legible       
0120Parks VictoriaFoot of stairway west of Central Avenue rotundaRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0130Parks VictoriaTop of stairway west of Central Avenue rotundaStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600     
0140Bayside City CouncilTop of stairway west of Central Avenue rotundaDog restrictions, shellfish prohibition, foot traffic onlyTimber slab in ground        
0150Parks VictoriaFoot of stairway east of Central Avenue rotundaRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0160Bayside City CouncilTop of stairway east of Central Avenue rotundaNo bicycle ridingPlastic sign on timber fence postSensibly fixed to existing post150150     
0170Bayside City CouncilFoot of stairway east of Central Avenue rotundaRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0180Bayside City CouncilFoot of stairway east of Central Avenue rotundaArt Trail “Frank Latimer”Square white metal sign on 2 rusting green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300     
0180Bayside City CouncilFoot of stairway east of Central Avenue rotundaGiving times that dogs must be leashedPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600     
0190Bayside City CouncilOn beach between Central & McGregor AvenuesArt Trail “George Bell”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300     
0190Bayside City CouncilOn beach between Central & McGregor AvenuesSign stating “COAST PATH”Treated pine board on two treated pine postsUnnecessary notice about an utterly obvious point115040     
0200Bayside City CouncilOn roadside edge of Beach Park opposite 361 Beach RoadStates, “PARKING ON NATURE STRIP PROHIBITED”Rectangular metal sign on timber power poleLast relic in Sanctuary section of Beach Park of grassed “nature strip” now replaced by the bicycle road300450     
0210Bayside City CouncilFoot of McGregor Avenue rampRevegetation areaWhite plastic rectangle, half of which is missingNo longer needed – very faded, & half broken off300230     
0220Bayside City CouncilOn roadside edge of Beach Park opposite 362 Beach RoadRevegetation areaWhite plastic rectangleFaded and no longer needed300230     
0230Bayside City CouncilFoot of McGregor Avenue rampRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008
(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)














Photo No.OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
0240Parks VictoriaFoot of McGregor Avenue rampRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0250Bayside City CouncilTop of McGregor Avenue rampDog controls and shellfishPlastic signs on timber slab        
0260Bayside City CouncilAt edge of beach between McGregor and Surf AvenuesArt Trail “Jessie Evans”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel polesVandalized with graffiti11001300 3759.05314501.362
0270Bayside City CouncilAt edge of beach near Surf AvenueFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeTimber plinth with “She-oak Point” note 9002001003759.07514501.389
0270Bayside City CouncilAt edge of beach near Surf AvenueFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeEmpty obtrusive concrete plinthDisused and redundant concrete plinth7302302953759.07514501.389
0271Bayside City CouncilOn kikuyu grass area next to bicycle road opposite 369 Beach RoadNo bike riding, dog restrictionsGrey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0280Bayside City CouncilAt edge of bicycle road opposite 374 Beach RoadAnnounces “Beach Road Bike Path”Vertical square green postA needless statement of the obvious       
0290Bayside City CouncilAt edge of beach near Wellington AvenueFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeTimber plinth with “Spinifex” noteTimber post nearly overgrown with shrubbery9002001003759.13914501.447
0290Bayside City CouncilAt edge of beach near Wellington AvenueFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeObtrusive concrete plinth with dilapidated interpretive notice under an acrylic cover usually made opaque by condensation droplets on its underside.Dilapidated notice unreadable7302302953759.13914501.447
0300Bayside City CouncilJust north of foot of stairs at Coronet GroveNotice stating “STAIRS”Timber sign with 2 tmber posts 115040 3759.46114501.498
0301Parks VictoriaJust below foot of stairs at Coronet GroveRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in groundObtrusively close to She-oke80020070    
0302Bayside City CouncilBelow foot of stairs at Coronet GroveRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0310Parks VictoriaNorth of stairs near Haydens RoadRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0320Bayside City CouncilFoot of stairs just north of Haydens RoadNotice saying “COAST PATH”Treated pine sign with 2 posts 115040     
0330Bayside City CouncilTop of stairs at Coronet GroveDogs and Protected Shellfish HabitatPlastic sign on timber fence postSensibly fixed to existing post150150     
0340Bayside City CouncilTop of stairs at Coronet GroveBroken bicycle prohibition sign, & a multipurpose signPlastic sign on timber fence postBroken sign, but sensibly fixed to existing post150150     
0341Bayside City CouncilTop of stairs at Haydens RoadNo bicycleridingGrey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0342Bayside City CouncilTop of stairs at Haydens RoadNo bike ridingGrey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0343Bayside City CouncilTop of stairs at Haydens RoadDog prohibition hours, unstable cliffs, foot traffic onlyTimber slab in ground        
0343Bayside City CouncilTop of stairs at Haydens RoadDog leash rulesPlastic sign on timber fence postSensibly fixed to existing post150150     
0350Bayside City CouncilJust south of stairs near Haydens RoadWarning of unstable cliffsMetal sign on tall metal pole 600450     
0360Bayside City CouncilJust north of large storm drain outletWarning of unstable cliffsMetal sign on tall metal pole 600450     
0360Bayside City CouncilJust north of large storm drain outletGiving times that dogs must be leashedPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in ground 400600     
0370Melbourne WaterOn top of concrete outlet of large storm water drainSign warning of danger, & prohibiting entryRectangular steel sign 450300     
0380Former Department of Conservation, Forests & LandsBetween Haydens Road storm water drain outlet and Beaumaris Yacht Club buildingProhibition of collection of shellfishRectangular steel sign on tall treated pine pole 750450     
0390Bayside City CouncilJust south of Haydens Road storm water drain outletSign about dogsGrey plastic slab in the sand 115021575    
0391Bayside City CouncilNear bicycle road above downslope to Yacht ClubDog leashing, prohibition of bicyclesTimber slab in ground        
EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008
(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)














Photo No.OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
0392Bayside City CouncilNear bicycle road above downslope to Yacht ClubWarning of downslope on bicycle roadTimber slab in ground        
0400Parks VictoriaJust north of Beaumaris Yacht Club buildingStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600     
0420Coast ActionAbove bicycle road next to Beaumaris Yacht Club buildingRevegetation areaRectangular sign on tall timber poleSupporting post leans, sign is obsolete, and partly obscured by vegetation.500500     
0430Beaumaris Yacht ClubOn north-east wall of club buildingNotice of training and racing and club contact detailsMetal fastened to outside brick wall under porchAppropriate and well-designed sign 11001000     
0440Beaumaris Yacht ClubOn south-east wall of club buildingNames and logos etc. of sponsor firmsMetal fastened to outside brick wall under porchUnnecessarily large, and could be better placed as a smaller sign under the sign to its right.16001220     
0440Beaumaris Yacht ClubOn south-east wall of club buildingNotice of training and racing and club contact detailsMetal fastened to outside brick wall under porchElegant and appropriate.2700680     
0450Bayside City CouncilNear sea wall just south of Yacht Club buildingStates, “PARKING TICKET MACHINE AT SOUTH ENTRANCE”Rectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0470Bayside City CouncilNear sea wall south of Yacht Club buildingDog prohibition hours, shellfish protection, and foot traffic onlyTimber slab in the sand        
0480Parks VictoriaOn sand opposite car park at Yacht Club buildingEnlarged explanation of Sanctuary featuresLarge rectangular sign on 2 timber posts        
0490Bayside City CouncilOn north side near exit from Car Park B17“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0500Bayside City CouncilOn south side near exit from Car Park B17Traffic signs at exit to Yacht Club car parkSquare steel signs on tall steel pole        
0501Bayside City CouncilOn south side near exit from Car Park B17Parking and Yacht Club signsMetal signs        
0502Bayside City CouncilNear exit from Car Park B17“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0503Bayside City CouncilOn bicycle road just north of entrance to Car Park B17Sign denoting shared bicycle roadRectangular steel sign on timber fence post        
0504Bayside City CouncilOn north side near exit from Car Park B17“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0510Bayside City CouncilNext to toilets on south side of Car Park B17Prohibition of bicycle riding, and times dogs must be leashed.Grey plastic slab in the ground 115021575    
0520Bayside City CouncilLeft hand one of 2 ticket machines at entrance to Car Park B17Two nearly identical signs to explain need for parking tickets and how to obtain themRectangular steel on steel poleONE of the two effectively identical notices next to each other should be removed.       
0520Bayside City CouncilRight-hand one of 2 ticket machines at entrance to Car Park B17Two nearly identical signs to explain need for parking tickets and how to obtain themRectangular steel on steel poleONE of the two effectively identical notices next to each other should be removed.       
0530Bayside City CouncilNear entrance to Car Park B17“P” Parking signRectangular steel on steel pole        
0541Bayside City CouncilOn north side of entrance to Car Park B17“P” Parking signRectangular steel on steel pole        
0560Parks VictoriaAlongside disabled ramp across beach at SW corner of Car Park B17Restrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0570Bayside City CouncilIn parkland near the disabled ramp at SW corner of Car Park B17Notice about dog scoop bagsNotice on box containing dog scoop bags        
0580Bayside City CouncilAlongside disabled ramp across beach at SW corner of Car Park B17Notice about the “Bayside Trail”Sloped rectangular sign on short post        
0590Bayside City CouncilFoot of stairway east of Central Avenue rotundaGiving times that dogs must be leashedPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600     
0591Bayside City CouncilOn paved path between park and beach just south of Car Park B17Stating that “DOGS MUST BE LEASHED” Penalty $200Painted on paved path        
0600Bayside City CouncilOn foredune to south of disabled ramp across beach at SW corner of Yacht Club car parkStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600     
0601Bayside City CouncilOn foredune to south of disabled ramp across beach at NW corner of reserve north of Tea HouseDog restrictions, shellfish prohibition, foot traffic onlyTimber slab in ground        
0610Bayside City CouncilIn north-west corner of reserve north of Tea HouseArt Trail “Charles Conder”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300     
EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008
(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)














 OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
0611Bayside City CouncilIn north-west corner of reserve north of Tea HouseArt Trail “Arthur Streeton MENTONE”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300 3759.4814501.729
0612Bayside City CouncilNear paved path between park and beach just south of Car Park B17Former SCC”interpretive” noticeTimber plinth with faded “Coast Beardheath” noteFaded, hard-to-read text       
0620Bayside City CouncilOn 33rd basalt pier from the north end of the 79 basalt piers of the promenade fence along concrete promenade between park and beach just south of Car Park B17Plaque records Mayoral opening of Art Trail in 1998Rectangular bronze plaque affixed to basalt pier of fence        
0621Bayside City CouncilBetween Tea House and the beachFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeEmpty timber plinthNo purpose is served by this empty plinth.730230295    
0630Bayside City CouncilBetween Tea House and the beachGiving times that dogs must be leashedPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600     
0640Bayside City CouncilIn park just north of Car Park B18Former SCC “interpretive” noticeObtrusive concrete plinth – dilapidated notice under acrylic cover about “Geology”Dilapidated notice unlikely to appeal to prospective readers7302302953759.52314501.800
0641Parks VictoriaOn dune just north of Car Park B18Restrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0650Bayside City CouncilOn either side of beach-side path just north of Car Park B18Two duplicated notices about dogs etc.Grey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0651Bayside City CouncilOn north edge of Car Park B18Recycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0660Bayside City CouncilOn foredune opposite Car Park B18Local law warning signsTimber slab in the sand        
0660Bayside City CouncilOn foredune opposite Car Park B18Local law warning signsGreen plastic slab in the sand        
0661Bayside City CouncilOn inland north side of Car Park B18“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole    3759.56514501.817
0662Bayside City CouncilOn north side of Car Park B18No bike ridingGrey plastic slab in ground 115021575    
0670Parks VictoriaOn foredune opposite Car Park B18Enlarged explanation of Sanctuary featuresLarge rectangular sign on 2 timber posts        
0672Bayside City CouncilOn seaward edge of Car Park B18Recycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0680Bayside City CouncilOn dune at south-west corner of Car Park B18Former SCC “interpretive” notice on “Thomas Ricketts 1860-1906”Obtrusive concrete plinth with mouldy dilapidated interpretive notice under acrylic coverDilapidated notice unlikely to appeal to prospective readers7302302953759.53414501.810
0681Beaumaris Life Saving ClubAt southern entrance to Car Park B18Signboard announcing Life Saving ClubSix timber boards on 3 timber posts        
0682Bayside City CouncilAt southern entrance to Car Park B18Duplicated notices with identical wording next to each other.Rectangular steel signs on steel post        
0683Bayside City CouncilNear southern entrance to Car Park B18“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on timber pole        
0684Bayside City CouncilAt southern entrance to Car Park B18Sign indicating end of Parking AreaRectangular steel sign on timber post        
0690Bayside City CouncilOn inland side of Car Park B18“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on timber pole        
0700Bayside City CouncilNear path on seaward side of Car Park B18“No Standing” signRectangular steel sign on steel post        
0700Bayside City CouncilOn dune on seaward side of Car Park B18Local law warning signsTimber slab in the sand    3759.56514501.817
0701Bayside City CouncilOn dune on seaward side of Car Park B18Local law warning signsTimber slab in the sand    3759.56514501.817
0702Bayside City CouncilOn seaward edge of Car Park B18Recycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0710Bayside City CouncilOn inland side of Car Park B18“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0720Bayside City CouncilOn north end of northernmost island plantation in Car Park B18Sign to explain need for parking tickets and how to obtain themRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0730Bayside City CouncilOn seaward side of Car Park B18, partly obscured by plants“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on timber pole        
EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008
(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)














Photo No.OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
0740Bayside City CouncilOn inland side of Car Park B18“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on timber pole        
0741Parks VictoriaOn dune to north of large concrete barrel drainRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0750Bayside City CouncilOn dune to north of large concrete barrel drainFormer SCC”interpretive” notice on “Rocky Shores”Obtrusive concrete plinth with mouldy dilapidated interpretive notice under cracked and broken acrylic coverDilapidated notice unlikely to appeal to prospective readers7302302953759.59814501.821
0760Bayside City CouncilPublic toilet on inland side of Car Park B18Information about the public toiletAffixed to exterior wall of toilet        
0770Bayside City CouncilOn north end of second northernmost island plantation in Car Park B18Sign to explain need for parking tickets and how to obtain themRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0780Bayside City CouncilOn north end of island plantation in Car Park B18“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on timber pole        
0790Bayside City CouncilOn seaward side of Car Park B18 close to Ricketts Point“P” Parking signRectangular steel sign on tall steel pole        
0791Bayside City CouncilOn seaward side of Car Park B18 close to Ricketts PointRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0800Bayside City CouncilOn timber fence post close to Ricketts PointWarning of dog and shellfish restrictionsRectangular signs on side of postPerfectly evident, without cost, maintenance or unsightliness penalties of using a separate post       
0810Bayside City CouncilOn timber fence post close to Ricketts PointWarning of restrictions to foot traffic only, and on dogsRectangular signs on side of postPerfectly evident, without cost, maintenance or unsightliness penalties of using a separate post       
0810Parks VictoriaOn foredune at edge of remnant vegetation close to Ricketts PointRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0820Bayside City CouncilAmong indigenous foredune vegetation at south end of Car Park B18Warning of restrictions to foot traffic only, and on dogs and shellfish collectionTimber slab in the sand        
0821Bayside City CouncilIn foreshore bushland at Reserve Road junction“Beaumaris Concourse Shopping Centre – Free Parking – Bayside City Council’Blue metal sign on green steel pole        
0822Bayside City CouncilIn foreshore bushland at Reserve Road junctionNo bicycle riding, and dog restrictionsTimber slab in the ground        
0823Bayside City CouncilIn foreshore bushland at Reserve Road junctionSign stating “COAST PATH”Treated pine board on two treated pine postsUnnecessary notice about an utterly obvious point115040     
0824Bayside City CouncilIn foreshore bushland at Reserve Road junctionSign engraved “BEACH RD BIKE PATH”Vertical green timber post in the groundUnnecessary notice about an utterly obvious point       
0830Bayside City Council“FitCentre Strengthening” a little way inland of south end of Car Park B18To explain how exercise equipment should be usedWhite metal sign on two tubular uprights        
0831Bayside City CouncilVehicle entrance to Life Saving ClubRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0840Bayside City CouncilVehicle entrance to Life Saving Club“No Standing” signs at vehicle entranceRectangular steel sign on steel pole        
0841Bayside City CouncilVehicle entrance to Life Saving ClubLocked notice board, with no notices as at 2006-09-16Notice board on 2 timber posts        
0841Parks VictoriaVehicle entrance to Life Saving ClubStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600     
0842Bayside City CouncilOn grassed area 20 metres north-west of Life Saving ClubArt Trail “Tom Roberts”Large rectangular white sign on 2 unpainted timber posts        
0850Parks VictoriaFacing seawards, north-west of Life Saving ClubNorthern limit of “No Boating” areaRectangular steel sign on steel pole        
0860Parks VictoriaFacing inland, north-west of Life Saving ClubNorthern limit of “No Boating” areaRectangular steel sign on steel pole        
0870Parks VictoriaFacing seawards, north of Life Saving ClubPlaque recording opening of Marine SanctuaryRectangular bronze plaque affixed to concrete bench covered with glossy square tiles        
0880Bayside City CouncilIn front of Life Saving ClubRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008
(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)














Photo No.OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
0880Bayside City CouncilIn front of Life Saving ClubGiving times that dogs must be leashed, to the northPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600     
0880Bayside City CouncilIn front of Life Saving ClubGiving times that dogs must be leashed, to the southPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600     
0882Bayside City CouncilOn inland path between Burgess Street and Tramway ParadeNo bicycle riding, and dog restrictionsTimber slab in the ground        
0883Bayside City CouncilOn inland path between Burgess Street and Tramway ParadeControls on dogs, bicycles and shellfishTimber slab in the ground        
0884Bayside City CouncilOn inland path between Burgess Street and Tramway ParadeFormer SCC “interpretive” noticeEmpty obtrusive concrete plinth 730230295    
0885Bayside City CouncilOn inland path between Burgess Street and Tramway ParadeControls on dogs and shellfish, and limitation to foot trafficTimber slab in the ground        
0890Beaumaris Life Saving ClubOn seaward wall of Life Saving ClubNotice of club contact detailsRectangular steel sign on wall        
0890Parks VictoriaOn seaward wall of Life Saving ClubEnlarged explanation of Sanctuary featuresRectangular steel sign on wall        
0900Bayside City CouncilIn sand 15 metres south-east of Life Saving ClubNotice of revegetation area to be kept clear ofLow metal sign on metal poles        
0920Bayside City CouncilIn sand 40 metres south-east of Life Saving ClubFormer SCC”interpretive” noticeTimber plinth, nearly buried, with patchy “Coast Banksia” noteObscure, with patchy text       
0930Bayside City CouncilIn sand 40 metres south-east of Life Saving ClubProhibiting fires, alcohol, littering & vegetation destructionRectangular steel sign on a steel pole        
0940Bayside City CouncilIn sand 80 metres south-east of Life Saving ClubArt Trail “Charles Conder”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300     
0951Bayside City CouncilHalf-way up the Tramway Parade rampDog restrictions, shellfish prohibition, foot traffic onlyTimber slab in ground        
0952Bayside City CouncilIn sand at foot of Tramway Parade stepsRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0953Parks VictoriaAt foot of Tramway Parade stepsRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0954Bayside City CouncilJust south of foot of Tramway Parade rampFormer SCC interpretive noticeBare short timber plinthDisused and redundant 200100    
0960Bayside City CouncilBetween Tramway Parade steps and the next steps to the southRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post 700350     
0970Bayside City CouncilAt foot of steps opposite 454 Beach RoadSign giving times that dogs must be leashedPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600     
0970Bayside City CouncilAt foot of steps opposite 454 Beach RoadProhibiting fires, alcohol, littering & vegetation destructionRectangular steel sign on a steel pole        
0980Parks VictoriaNear foot of steps opposite 454 Beach RoadRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
0990Bayside City CouncilAt top of steps opposite 454 Beach RoadDog prohibitions, protected shell fish, and restriction to foot traffic onlyTimber slab in the ground        
0990Bayside City CouncilAt top of steps opposite 454 Beach RoadProhibition of bicycle ridingTimber slab in the ground        
1000Parks VictoriaCemented into rock just south of Watkins Bay beachSouthern limit of “No Boating” areaRectangular steel sign on very tall rusty steel poleThe words “No Boating” are far too small to be readable at the nearest point where boating is possible.       
1010Bayside City CouncilOpposite 437 Beach RoadProhibitions on dogs and bicycle ridingTimber slab in the ground        
1011Bayside City CouncilOpposite Rennison Street“PATHWAY TO BEACH” signTimber board fixed to fenceUnnecessary notice about an utterly obvious point       
1020Bayside City CouncilOpposite Rennison Street“BEACH ROAD BICYCLE PATH”Two green boards on two green timber postsUnnecessary notice about an utterly obvious point       
1030Bayside City CouncilOpposite Rennison StreetNo bicycle riding, unstable cliff warning, and dog controlsGreen painted timber slab in the ground        
1040Bayside City CouncilOpposite Rennison Street“PATHWAY TO BEACH” signTreated timber sign on two treated timber postsUnnecessary notice about an utterly obvious point115040     
EIGHT ORGANIZATIONS’ 180 BEACH PARK SIGNS AT RICKETTS POINT MARINE SANCTUARY: MARCH 2008
(Click on the blue, underlined Photo Nos. at left to see a photograph of a particular sign)














Photo No.OrganizationLocationPurpose (Present or past)TypeCommentsFace (mm)Latitude (S)Longitude (E)
HWDDeg.Min.Deg.Min.
1050Bayside City CouncilAt top of timber stairway just south of Rennison StreetDog prohibitions, protected shell fish, and restriction to foot traffic onlyTimber slab in the ground    3759.73514502.216
1051Bayside City CouncilAt foot of timber stairway just south of Rennison StreetProbably the pole for a signBare tall treated pine poleRemoval of this obtrusively tall redundant pole is suggested.       
1060Bayside City CouncilOn sea side of clifftop path a little south of timber stairway just south of Rennison StreetFormer SCC “interpretive” notice on “Pretty Climber”Obtrusive concrete plinth with mouldy dilapidated interpretive notice under acrylic coverDilapidated note about Clematis microphylla unlikely to appeal to prospective readers7302302953759.74214502.225
1070Bayside City CouncilNext to beach just north of steps down from Table RockArt Trail “Frederick McCubbin”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300     
1090Parks VictoriaNext to shore platform on south-west side of Table RockRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
1100Bayside City CouncilAt steps up to Table Rock from beach north of Table RockDog prohibitions, protected shell fish, and restriction to foot traffic onlyTimber slab in the ground        
1110Parks VictoriaSouth-western top of Table RockStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600     
1120Parks VictoriaSouth-western top of Table RockRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
1130Parks VictoriaCentral top of Table RockRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
1140Parks VictoriaSouth-eastern top of Table RockRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
1150Bayside City CouncilTop of steps to beach between Table Rock and Sea Scouts boat shedDog prohibitions, protected shell fish, unstable cliff warning, and restriction to foot traffic onlyTimber slab in the ground        
1160Bayside City CouncilTop of steps to beach between Table Rock and Sea Scouts boat shedFormer SCC “interpretive” notice on “Sea Creatures”Obtrusive concrete plinth with mouldy dilapidated interpretive notice under acrylic coverDilapidated note about Sea Creatures unlikely to appeal to prospective readers7302302953759.74214502.225
1170Parks VictoriaFoot of steps to beach between Table Rock and Sea Scouts boat shedRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 800200703759.74514502.298
1180Bayside City CouncilNear foot of steps to beach between Table Rock and Sea Scouts boat shedSign giving times that dogs must be leashedPlastic sign on tall plastic slab in the sand 400600 3759.73514502.333
Prohibiting fires, alcohol, littering & vegetation destructionRectangular steel sign on a steel pole        
1190Parks VictoriaIn front of red brick boat shedStandard explanation of Sanctuary featuresSloped rectangular sign on short post 450600 3759.73914502.375
1200Bayside City CouncilOn gate across vehicle access track to Table Rock beachNotifying need to keep gate clear for 24 hour accessPainted metal sign on gate        
1210Bayside City CouncilAt top of vehicle access track to Table Rock beachBicycles, dangerous cliffs, dogsTimber slab in the ground        
1220Bayside City CouncilAt foot of vehicle access track to Table Rock beachRecycling bin stationPlastic sign on square plastic post        
1230Bayside City CouncilAt foot of vehicle access track to Table Rock beachDog prohibitions, protected shell fish, unstable cliff warningTimber slab in the ground        
12401st Beaumaris Sea ScoutsFront of bluestone boat shedAcknowledgement of sponsors for rebuilding of jettyRusting rectangular white steel sign        
1250Bayside City CouncilBetween jetty and Sea Scouts bluestone boat shedArt Trail “Clarice Beckett”Square white metal sign on 2 green-painted, knobbed, steel poles 11001300     
Parks VictoriaBetween jetty and Sea Scouts bluestone boat shedRestrictions on fishing, spearing and invertebrate collectionBlue-grey plastic slab in ground 80020070    
Parks VictoriaBetween jetty and Sea Scouts bluestone boat shedSouthern limit of Marine SanctuaryTriangle pointer on tall steel pole        
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