This committee is responsible for the management of the Community Centre and the surrounding reserve, and the tennis courts . Sandy Point Community Centre Committee is a Special Committee under the goverance of South Gippsland Shire Council.
This committee is appointed by the State Minister and works in collaboration with DELWP (Department of Environment Land, Water & Planning ) to manage the foreshore.
Waratah Beach Surf Life Saving Club (WBSLSC) has a significant club house on the foreshore, opposite the shopping centre. It provides a patrolled beach service.
This club is for surfers of any age and skill level. The club holds events and activities along the south coast, especially at Sandy Point and on Waratah Bay.
The Sandy Point Music Club organises regular events at the Community Centre. The plan is to encompass different styles of music to cater for different ages and groups with the main focus on having social and fun evenings.
Sandy Point Community Men’s Shed is in the process of formation and is now an accredited member of the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA). Applications for membership are now being taken.
The health and future viability of the population of koalas at Sandy Point is a serious community concern. It is a community priority to protect and manage the local koala population to ensure that it remains healthy and sustainable into the future. The Sandy Point Koala Action Project will address issues facing the local koala population. The Koala Action Group, has been successful in securing $50,000 funding from the State Biodiversity On-Ground Action Grant for a Koala Action Project.
Sandy Point Marine Rescue Service
The Marine Rescue Group provides an emergency response service for rescue and recovery of marine vessels and their occupants in Shallow Inlet and Waratah Bay. Contact Ray Henderson on 0490 513 523 or email email@example.com
A group of enthusiastic volunteers are investigating the idea of a CORE (Community Owned Renewable Energy) project for Sandy Point.