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Upper Moonee Ponds Creek Shared Trail

23/04/2021

Upper Moonee Ponds Creek Shared Trail – Walk A beautiful day for a walk on Country. The Upper Moonee Ponds Creek Shared Trail Project Group couldn’t have asked for a better day for a walk in the upper catchment to explore the potential starting and finishing point for the trail. On Thursday 1st July, the …

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Planning Controls & Environmental Significance

23/04/2021

Strengthening Planning Controls & Moreland Environmental Significance Overlay The Chain of Ponds Collaboration is working towards greater protection of the Moonee Ponds Creek and surrounds. The Planning Controls Working Group is just one part of this effort, and our interest in improving planning controls is to ensure better outcomes from developments and planning decisions along …

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Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek

23/04/2021

Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek The exciting Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek project, led by Melbourne Water on behalf of the Chain of Ponds Collaboration, aims to transform a section of Moonee Ponds Creek into a more natural form. The project aims to create a more appealing waterway, activate open space, enhance opportunities for recreation along the …

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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.

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