Projects of the Chain of Ponds

About our projects

A catchment-wide approach will ensure that the creek is considered as part of the urban fabric – not a separate, hidden corridor; but entwined and linked to the different parklands, recreational areas, public transport hubs, commercial and residential precincts that surround it.

Our Current Projects

Westmeadows Meander

Westmeadows Meander The Westmeadows meander is a waterway (400m) that was cut off in the early 1970’s for flood mitigation purposes, and has been identified as a priority project for the Chain of Ponds Collaboration. Description Restoring the Westmeadows Meander will allow water to flow through the meander again (with appropriate low flow/high flow controls) …

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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. ‘EcoArt’ / living art in the form of 4 vegetated bandicoots are under construction and coming soon to the  Melbourne Airport flight path. DESCRIPTION This project is inspired by Rick van Keulen’s ‘Marsupial Masterpiece’ at Iramoo Wildflower …

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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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Improving Moonee Ponds Creek

Improving Moonee Ponds Creek As part of ongoing efforts to improve the Moonee Ponds Creek linear park, a new pedestrian and cyclist bridge is proposed between Donald Avenue, Essendon and Hopetoun Avenue, Brunswick West. Description This will improve the network of paths in the local area and create a new circuit walking track option. The …

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Our Completed Projects

Re-imagining Moonee Ponds Creek

Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek Melbourne Water and the Chain of Ponds Collaboration are working with the community to reimagine a section of Moonee Ponds Creek (Brosnan Cres, Strathmore) to create a more appealing waterway, activate open space, enhance recreational opportunities along the creek and improve waterway health. Description This exciting project springs from a $5million …

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Includes Opportunities Map of Moonee Ponds Creek