Working groups

The Chain of Ponds Collaboration is supported by working groups that are integral to its success. The generous contribution from numerous agencies and volunteers enable goals to be achieved for the benefit of everyone enjoying the Creek.

chain of ponds working groups


Litter The Litter Working Group is targeting litter from a catchment wide perspective THE LITTER WORKING GROUP The Chain of Ponds Collaboration identified litter and rubbish dumping as a catchment-wide issue for Moonee Ponds Creek and litter education and urban renewal as opportunities to transform the Creek (Chain of Ponds Prospectus). A Litter Working Group …

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Cultural Heritage

Cultural Heritage A Cultural Heritage Working Group has Begun DESCRIPTION The Chain of Ponds acknowledges the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung people as the traditional owners of the Moonee Ponds Creek and it’s catchment. We acknowledge their deep and continuous connection to land and waterways, and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. The Wurundjeri …

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Trails, Transport & Connectivity

Trails, Transport & Connectivity Guidelines To develop and support the delivery of guidelines for the Moonee Ponds Creek that helps provide a unique identity. DESCRIPTION Design guidelines for the creek are a priority for the collaborators. Design guidelines can be applied at two scales. At a high level, to influence private land development, via the …

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Eco-Arts ‘Eco-Art is defined as ‘the confluence of art and ecology in its concern with the preservation, remediation and revitalisation of habitats.’ T.J. Demos, 2009, Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology DESCRIPTION The EcoArts Wokring Group supports the Collaboration to embed Eco-Art within projects along the Moonee Ponds Creek by either; workshopping concepts in …

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Strengthening Planning Controls

Strengthening Planning Controls Working collaboratively to protect the Moonee Ponds Creek via stronger planning controls. DESCRIPTION Outcomes to date: Delivered the Moonee Ponds Creek Planning Context Report (Echelon 2019) Developed a one pager based on discussions with the group and findings in the Echelon Report. One pager used to ‘influence’ Waterways of the West when …

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