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Westmeadows Meander

04/07/2022

The Westmeadows Meander project is progressing steadily, with Melbourne Water busily working through the preliminary design phase.

Improving Moonee Ponds Creek

04/07/2022

The Moonee Ponds Creek corridor improvement project in Brunswick West/Essendon is progressing very well. A new pedestrian and cycling bridge across the creek has been installed, linking the two suburbs.

Getting to know – Ruthven Davey-Greene

04/07/2022

Ruthven Davey-Green is an IWM Sub-Catchment Planning Engineer at Yarra Valley Water. He offers a wealth of experience having completed his Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, as well as having worked for over 3 years as a Modelling Services Engineer at Barwon Water.

07/03/2022

It’s a wrap! 2021

01/01/2022

It’s a wrap! What an exciting year for Chain of Ponds and Moonee Ponds Creek. A celebration of 2021 We had a great end of year celebration with those who could make it, down by the Creek. A big thanks to Alex (Moreland Council) and Kaye (Friends of Moonee Ponds Creek) for supplying our delicious …

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Getting to Know Geraldine Plas

11/11/2021

Meet Geraldine Plas, a central figure in waterways stewardship in Victoria and a valued member of the Chain of Ponds Collaboration.

The Central and Gippsland Region Sustainable Water Strategy is available for review and feedback until Dec 10.  

Featured Projects

Arden and Macaulay

Renewing Arden and Macaulay The Arden and Macaulay urban renewal areas are located approximately two kilometres north-west of the central city, in North Melbourne and Kensington. Directly adjacent to the Moonee Ponds Creek, these renewal projects provide the opportunity for greater protection and connection to the lower Moonee Ponds Creek. DESCRIPTION In 2012 the Arden-Macaulay Structure …

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Bandicoots on the Flight Path

Bandicoots on the Flight Path An exciting Chain of Ponds Initiative – borne of inspiring conversations between collaborators, helping transform the Moonee Ponds Creek into an iconic Melbourne waterway.   DESCRIPTION This project is in its early stages and based around Rick van Keulen’s ‘Marsupial Masterpiece’ at Iramoo Grasslands. The thinking is to plant 4 …

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Upper MPC Shared Trail

Upper MPC Shared Trail Feasibility A project to develop a concept plan and design / feasibility for the development of the Upper Moonee Ponds Creek Shared Path. In particular, the section between Tarnuk (Wright St) Reserve to the Woodlands Historic Park, Somerton Road Entrance in Greenvale. Description The key deliverables for this project are: A …

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Past Newsletters

Chain of Ponds Newsletter - Jul 2021

Chain of Ponds Newsletter - January 2021

Chain of Ponds Newsletter - Apr 2021

The Chain of Ponds newsletter published in April 2021.

Chain of Ponds Newsletter - Jan 2021

Chain of Ponds Newsletter - January 2021

Chain of Ponds Newsletter - Aug 2020

The Chain of Ponds newsletter published in August 2020.

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