Seaford Community Committee
(SCC)

The Seaford Community Committee aims to improve communication and create a stronger community in Seaford.
If there is anything the SCC can do to assist you, please let us know and we'll try to help.
Seaford Village Seaford Life Saving Club Seaford Pier at Dusk Seaford Wetland Ducks
 

MISSION STATEMENT

To actively and equitably represent all Seaford stakeholders in achieving the Neighbourhood Character, values and ambitions of the community for the Seaford area as identified in the 2012 and later Local Area Plans (LAP), derived from community workshops and through ongoing community consultation,
such as our Community Survey

Scroll down a little for recent "Hot Items"
(click on the underscored links for more information)

Click here to join more than 500 groups and individuals currently receiving the SCC Newsletter highlighting issues that affect Seaford
They are sent every few weeks, at irregular intervals, as items crop up
Click here to view sample Newsletters

Keep up-to-date between Newsletters via our Forum and Facebook Page 

Visit us at our stall at the Seaford Farmers' Market every third Sunday from 8am - 1pm
Drop in to discuss your ideas and issues

Local Community Groups are invited to share our stall
Click here for more information

"Hot Items"
(click on the underscored links for more information)

Down’s Estate Community Project Inc. (DECP)

Community Meals in and around Frankston - for those "doing it tough"

Attend if you're having difficulties
THANK YOU to the volunteers and providers
Contact us or the providers if you would like to get involved

The Victorian State Govt and Frankston City Council (FCC) have withdrawn their funding of our Wednesday night meals.

Other options are being investigated - perhaps there is still a rabbit hiding in a hat.

Diners - and volunteers - have made it very clear that they would like to see these meals continue.

We've been asked if anyone can help:
- a word in the ear of MPs, Councillors, charities and churches would be useful
- please click on the above link

More on Homelessness - Assistance, Resources & information

Sleepless in Seaford: Report

Over the past few years, members of the Seaford Housing Action Coalition (SHAC) have been concerned to learn of people sleeping rough, including in their cars, in the Seaford area and the difficulties and dangers they face.

In response, they have tried to find out more about this problem and possible solutions. The result is the report called: 'Sleepless in Seaford'.

They would now appreciate receiving your thoughts on the report, in particular regarding possible responses to the problem.

A 1-page and 3-page Executive Summary have been prepared and are downloadable at the above link.

Mordialloc Bypass - extension of the Frankston Freeway beyond Springvale Road

It seems that lobbying has worked - initial plans for the project have been announced
But not everyone is happy - traffic lights seem likely

Level Crossing Removals - Frankston Railway Line

Closures, elevated rail, bridges and trenches have been announced for level crossings on the Frankston line by the Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA).

  • Seaford Road - Bridge - 6.5m elevated rail on an embankment with a 1.5m lowered road - with trains, wires and gantries, etc. above that 6.5m
  • Eel Race Road - CLOSURE
  • Carrum - Elevated Rail, second bridge over Patterson River, proposed relocation of the stabling yards for trains & carriages from Carrum to Kananook
  • Overton Rd, Frankston - Elevated Rail - FASTtracked - from the LXRA website: "We will announce our preferred builder in May 2017, with construction starting well ahead of schedule before the end of the year. We are aiming to complete the level crossing removal by 2018"

You should acquaint yourself with the designs, their effects on you, your family and your property ..... and have your say - click on the above link.

The link above includes not only information about the crossing removals, but also links to community groups who have been diligently:

  • developing engineering and other documents
  • liaising with MPs and Councillors along the Frankston line
  • collecting petition signatures and presenting them to the Victorian Parliament
  • collating information for you
  • offering suggestions

Background:

The Victorian State Govt specified 11 Level Crossings for removal on the Frankston Railway Line - 3 have been removed by placing the rail line under roads (trench). They are Ormond, Bentleigh and McKinnon.

You can still signup for email updates from the LXRA.

City Life update

Interim meal services, thanks to volunteers, FCC and State Govt funding will continue until viable alternatives are in place - refer Community Meals in and around Frankston

Previous Hot Items
(click on the underscored links for more information)

Seaford from the air! (Video + Photos)
2016 Frankston Council Election - results
Permit: 78-83 Nepean Highway Seaford - approved by VCAT, with conditions Marine and Coastal Act Consultation Paper
Homelessness - Assistance, Resources & information Beckwith Grove Bridge over Kananook Creek will be replaced
Dredging of Port Phillip Bay Our Forum - how to use and navigate
Solution, Updated: Over-development in Frankston Brief Survey (so we represent as many views as possible)
Residential Zones - Higher Density Housing for Seaford? Plans which will affect our foreshore and coastal regions:
- Seaford (& Frankston)
- Regional, Central
- Seaford - a resident's suggestion
SCC & Seaford Documents, Statistics, etc. Review of SCC Activities to March, 2015
Seaford Beach Cabin Park Seaford Community Centre upgrade

 

Seaford Farmers' Market - Community Groups - share our stall

Show your support for our Activities

Some highlights of our Seaford

BMX Club Kananook Creek Seaford North Skate Park Seaford Beach
Representing the interests of residents and business operators in and around Seaford, Seaford Village, Kananook, Belvedere and the Seaford Wetlands
Seaford, Victoria, Australia
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29 October, 2017