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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.”

Breaking Concrete on Moonee Ponds Creek!

Breaking Concrete on Moonee Ponds Creek! January marked the beginning of major works at Oak Park/Strathmore, with the removal of the first panel of concrete as part of the ‘Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek’ Project.   This exciting project is converting the current concrete channel into a naturalised creek that will transform the area and improve …

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Westmeadows Meander

Westmeadows Meander The Westmeadows Meander project is progressing steadily, with Melbourne Water busily working through the preliminary design phase.  This includes: Once these design steps are completed, a community engagement plan will be drafted and feedback sought by stakeholders.  Melbourne Water and Hume City Council will collaborate on community consultation in the local area to …

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Improving Moonee Ponds Creek

Improving Moonee Ponds Creek 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.  Shared path connections and associated works on both sides of the creek were also completed in May allowing the bridge to be opened and …

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