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Putting the ‘creek’ back into Moonee Ponds Creek – funding to restore part of Moonee Ponds Creek back to its natural state

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Putting the ‘creek’ back into Moonee Ponds Creek – funding to restore part of Moonee Ponds Creek back to its natural state

By Samantha Irvine / June 26, 2020

We’re excited to support a funding announcement of $5 million from the State Government to help transform a section of the creek

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Flemington is getting a new park

By Samantha Irvine / June 3, 2020

The former workshop at the corner of Mount Alexander Road and Wellington Street will be transformed into a Pocket Park

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Tree planting blitz begins

By Samantha Irvine / May 26, 2020

More than 2000 trees will be planted in Moonee Valley over the cooler months to help keep our city green, healthy and beautiful.

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On the front line: Moonee Valley Environmental Health Officer Joanne Higgins

By Samantha Irvine / April 28, 2020

The ‘Healthies’ are some of the most important Council workers you’ve probably never heard of.

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Big Red Saved

By Samantha Irvine / March 27, 2020

We’re happy to announce Council has worked with Metro to save the heritage-listed river red gum and a peppercorn tree at Newmarket Station.

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Fourth bin? What’s that all about?

By Liam McAleer / February 26, 2020

If you’ve flicked on the news or scrolled through social media over the past couple of days, you might have seen that we’re getting new purple-lid bins. What’s that all about?

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Update on our fight to save heritage-listed tree

By Samantha Irvine / February 14, 2020

Moonee Valley City Council and Metro Trains are continuing to work together to try to find a way forward in relation to the trees at the Newmarket Railway Station.

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Young people stepping up to Clean Up!

By Samantha Irvine / February 14, 2020

Young Moonee Valley residents are hitting the streets to help tackle the climate emergency.

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Council ramps up fight to save Newmarket tree

By Samantha Irvine / February 13, 2020

Council has written to Metro today requesting no removal work is done on the heritage-listed river red gum at Newmarket Station until all issues have been resolved. Metro last week agreed to cease work until tomorrow (Friday, 14 February 2020). Guaranteeing the tree’s survival on a week by week basis has caused some concern among…

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Metro to work with us to retain heritage tree

By April Rathgen / February 6, 2020

Yesterday we met with Metro about the future of the more than 100-year-old River Red Gum at Newmarket Station. Metro has committed to working with us on a solution to retaining the heritage-listed River Red Gum. “We are very pleased that Metro is taking our concerns seriously and consideration is being given to protecting and…

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