News

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Jul
2016

Entire Merri Creek walked

Jul 04 2016 From Good Friday to 4 April, FoMC member and artist Rebecca Mayo walked all the way from the source of Merri Creek to its confluence with the Yarra River. Find out all about her seven day walk on he blog: http://merricreekwalk.blogspot.com.au

4
Jul
2016

Successful grant for Happenstance Festival

Jul 04 2016 FoMC is the auspice organisation for a $5,000 Celebrating Place Grant from Moreland Council for this innovative series of art happenings that will occur along the Merri Creek trail in Fawkner on one afternoon in summer 2017. There will be interactive non-verbal performances that aim to increase appreciation of the natural environment and encourage audiences to look

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4
Jul
2016

Changes along Merri path

Jul 04 2016 New wetland in Moreland: We now have a wetland in Moreland near the Edgars Creek confluence with Merri Creek in Coburg. Major excavation works were completed by May and some ponds are already holding water. Plant stock has been secured and planting will begin once conditions are favourable. New footbridge south of Murray Rd: Construction is progressing

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4
Jul
2016

A Stroll Along the Merri

Jul 04 2016 Abigail Belfrage has written about a walk along Merri Creek through Northcote and Brunswick, using historic material from Victoria’s Public Record Office and her own photos. She aims to provide material which evokes a cultural landscape and enable a greater understanding of the local history. See the article here.

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Jul
2016

Latest Submissions (July 2016)

Jul 04 2016 Our members, Ann McGregor and Yasmin Kelsall, have been constantly busy making submissions to Precinct Structure Plans on behalf of FoMC. The latest submission was to proposed Amendment GC28, Whittlesea & Mitchell Planning Schemes Donnybrook-Woodstock Precinct Structure Plan. Ann has also commented on the re-zoning of an industrial site next to Merri Creek on Moreland Rd, where

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