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It’s a wrap! 2021


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


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

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.

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Working for Victoria – Mapping the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail


The Mapping the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail project aims to map the many different assets along the Creek.

Westmeadows Meander


Melbourne Water and Hume City Council have commenced discussions about a creek revitalisation project in Westmeadows through the Reimagining Your Creek Program.

Cultural Awareness Training


Cultural Awareness Training In mid-September, members of the Chain of Ponds Collaboration were given the opportunity to attend Cultural Awareness Training hosted by Wurundjeri Council. Increasingly Traditional Owner engagement and involvement in the Chain of Ponds Collaboration is a key priority. Following the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding, we have increased our focus on …

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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 theĀ 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 inspired by Rick van Keulen’s ‘Marsupial Masterpiece’ at Iramoo Wildflower Grasslands Reserve. The thinking is to plant 4 or 5 giant …

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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.