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Working Groups beavering away

Welcome to the Chain of Ponds Collaboration

The Chain of Ponds Collaboration is an ambitious collaboration working to transform the Moonee Ponds Creek into an iconic waterway for Melbourne that provides high social, cultural and environmental benefits.

The collaboration includes representatives from local and state government, community groups, not-for-profits, water authorities and research organisations — all with a strong interest in improving the Moonee Ponds Creek.

“…this process has demonstrated what it takes to achieve true collaboration and how valuable the extra effort put in to collaboration can be to achieving different outcomes.”

Moonee Ponds Creek in the News

Moonee Ponds Creek was featured in the news earlier this month, with the ABC highlighting our community’s work to restore the creek to its natural form.

Farewelling Geoff the Automatic River Cleaner

FAREWEll GEOFF Geoff, the Automatic River Cleaner, headed back to Queensland early March after a very busy 3-4 months on the lower Moonee Ponds Creek. Thanks Geoff Since Geoff’s arrival in November 2023,  almost all the rubbish flowing down the Moonee Ponds Creek has been caught and removed from the creek. Thanks to Ocean Crusaders, …

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BIG Litter Action this week on the creek!

NON STOP LITTER ACTION A BIG week in litter action on the Moonee Ponds Creek with a champion of our waterways, Ocean Crusaders. A lot of litter! Moonee Ponds Creek has the most litter of all of Melbourne’s waterways and we sure got a feel for it this last week!  A combination of the urbanised …

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