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Help clean up Merbein Common!

Wednesday 28 February, 2018


Come down to Merbein Common this Sunday - Clean Up Australia Day - and be part of a community clean up event.

Enjoy the morning along the river, and then stay for a barbecue at the Merbein Sandbar after the clean up.

Community members and Parks Victoria staff will remove general rubbish from the riverbank, day visitor and camping areas.

When: 8.30am to 11.30am, Sunday 4 March, followed by a barbecue

Where: at the Sandbar, Merbein Common. Please register upon arrival.

Bring: gloves, sturdy covered shoes, water, hat, suitable clothing and sunscreen

Quotes attributable to Parks Victoria Community Engagement Ranger, Julia Beechey:

“Helping clean up one of our beautiful parks is not only satisfying, but being in nature is also good for the mind, body and soul.”

“We hope to see as many people there as possible.”


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03 8427 2406

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