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Banner hanging on pedestrian bridge across Moonee Ponds Creek concrete channel. Banner shows naturalisation works that are kicking off.

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Works begin on Reimagining Moonee Ponds Creek Project

Works are underway to naturalise 500 metres of concrete channel along a section of Moonee Ponds Creek in Melbourne’s northwest, through the suburbs of Strathmore and Oak Park.

Community Emissions Reduction Forum

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Register now: Community Emissions Reduction Forum – Tuesday 31 May 2022

Help us reduce community carbon emissions in Moonee Valley. Register now for the Community Emissions Reduction Online Forum – Tuesday 31 May

Flooded street with 3 cars under water

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Better flood planning

We know climate change is making flooding more common, more severe and more damaging. The devastating scenes across Queensland and New South Wales at the moment cement our need for flood preparedness. We’re in the process of studying local flooding in Moonee Valley, and determining how we can best manage the impacts. Our drainage infrastructure…

Controlled ecological management burn

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Controlled ecological management burn

Controlled ecological management burns are scheduled to take place at three (3) Council managed reserves.  Please refer to the below aerial photo for the location of these reserves. Arcade Way Reserve, Avondale Heights JH Allen Reserve, East Keilor The Crossway South Reserve, Avondale Heights The controlled ecological management burn is a critical part of the…

Under the Bridge Flemington Arts Project

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Have you looked Under the Bridge recently?

Four huge murals have been painted over the plain concrete pillars beneath the CityLink Tullamarine Freeway tunnel, bringing life and light to the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail. The Flemington Mural Project, ‘Under the Bridge’ is a public art project funded by the State Government’s Working for Victoria program. Artist Tom Civil, supported by artists Hacer…

Sustainability Champions

Sustainability Champions 2022

We’re on the hunt for our next batch of environmental superheros.

Summer in the Valley Web 2022

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Summer in the Valley – Fun for everyone!

There is something for everyone to enjoy this February and March, with a series of free events celebrating the Moonee Valley community, culture, music and art as part of Summer in the Valley. There will be a series of highlight events, including the return of the Artist and Makers market at the Incinerator Gallery, a…

Summer School Holiday Fun in Moonee Valley

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Summer School Holiday Fun in Moonee Valley

Kids and youths can enjoy the summer school holidays with a fun and exciting range of programs and activities planned across Moonee Valley. Moonee Valley Mayor Samantha Byrne said the that upcoming school holiday program had something for everyone, with opportunities to learn new skills and make friends. “There are plenty of activities on offer…

Recycling bin tags Moonee Valley

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Let’s Recycle Right – Encouraging great recycling with bin tags

Moonee Valley City Council in collaboration with our recycling provider Cleanaway are helping residents learn how to recycle right and minimise recycling contamination through a new bin tagging system. When items that belong in the red lid landfill bin or green lid FOGO bin end up in our yellow lid recycling bin, entire recycling loads…

Climate Change Stories Tiana

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Climate Stories Winner: Tiana Ciavarella

Tiana’s climate story Moonee Valley Climate Stories Competition Winner Category: Secondary School (13 – 18 years of age) Growing up in Melbourne, I learnt to find beauty in all weather; rainy, sunny, cloudy or a mix of all 3! I’ve also been fortunate enough to hike in different terrains around the country, ranging from steep rocky…