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Moonee Ponds Creek in the News

11/11/2021

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

11/11/2021

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

Westmeadows Meander

11/11/2021

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

11/11/2021

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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Upper MPC Shared Path

09/11/2021

Upper MPC Shared Path Work continues to improve the shared path and trail in the northern sections of Moonee Ponds Creek. We are fortunate to have a shared path or trail for almost all the Creek’s length, offering exploration and recreation opportunities along this iconic corridor. However, there are some significant breaks in the trail: …

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Strategic Review for Chain of Ponds

09/11/2021

Strategic Review for Chain of Ponds The Chain of Ponds Strategic Review Working Groups has been busy through September and early October conducting a thorough strategic review process. The group, comprising of Geraldine Plas (Melbourne Water), Alex English (Moreland City Council), Andrew Hickey (Greater Western Water) and Rachel Lopes (Chain of Ponds / Greater Western …

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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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