Projects completed and underway

 

There are hundreds of projects that contribute to the Living Links vision that are underway or have already been completed.

Some of them are included in the lists below for each Living Links corridor. The locations and further details about the projects can also be explored in our interactive map.

Blind Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Koolunga Reserve revegetation works Revegetation at Koolunga Reserve Complete City of Knox Tens of thousands
Blind Creek revegetation works Revegetation of Blind Creek Complete City of Knox Tens of thousands

Boggy Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Peninsula Link Freeway links Create recreational links along and over Peninsula Link Freeway in conjunction with Southern Way consortium and Linking Melbourne Authority. Complete Frankston City Council, Southern Way Consortium, Linking Melbourne Authority
Pine Flora and Fauna Reserve revegetation Revegetation and weed control works at Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve. Funded by Melbourne Water Corridors of Green grant to Parks Victoria. Complete Melbourne Water and Parks Victoria Tens of thousands
Boggy Creek Waterway Reserve revegetation Revegetation and weed control works at Boggy Creek Waterway Reserve, downstream of Cranbourne-Frankston road. Completed – maintenance underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Boggy Creek Boggy Creek corridor is a target area for Melbourne Water’s Stream Frontage Management grants program. Ongoing Melbourne Water Thousands

Dandenong Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Weed control and infill vegetation in Napier Park Environmental weed control and natural regeneration with infill revegetation as required. Implemented – project underway City of Monash Tens of thousands
Revegetation of Dandenong Wetlands Revegetate the Dandenong Wetlands consistent with the MasterPlan to improve environmental values. Ongoing Greater Dandenong Council
Shared path link over Monash Freeway Shared path over Heatherton Road to provide a connection between Greater Dandenong and Casey Councils. Complete Greater Dandenong Council, City of Casey Hundreds of thousands
Environmental improvements to the concreted section of Dandenong Creek, in Doveton. Improve the environmental qualities of the concreted section of Dandenong Creek in the Doveton area. Implemented – project underway Melbourne Water Millions
Water Quality Treatment of Dandenong Valley Wetlands Construction of a Water quality treatment wetland to treat nutrients in Dandenong Creek prior to Port Phillip Bay. Complete Melbourne Water Millions
Weed control and revegetation along Dandenong Creek and Dandenong North drain. Carry out weed control and planting of 14,000 native trees, shrubs and grasses to improve the environmental health of 12 kilometres of waterway. Creating a better habitat for native birds, frogs and fish. Completed – maintenance underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Wetland habitat protection on east banks of Dandenong Creek Apply overlays to protect wetland habitat on the east banks of the Dandenong Creek north of the Boronia Road/ East link intersection. Implemented – project underway City of Knox, Vic Roads
Overlays to protect wetlands and threatened fauna habitats near Liverpool Road Retarding Basin Preserve environmental values near Liverpool Road Retarding Basin by applying overlays to protect wetland areas and threatened fauna habitats. Implemented – project underway City of Knox Tens of thousands
Sheffield and Basin-Olinda Roads bioswale creation Sheffield Road and Basin-Olinda Road creation of bioswales and water filtration ponds. Complete City of Knox
Bayswater and Marie Wallace Park path network Extending the concrete path network by 700m. Complete City of Knox Hundreds of thousands
Yarrabing Wetlands Creation of a billabong and revegetation works at Yarrabing Wetland. Complete City of Knox Hundreds of thousands
Dobson’s Creek bioswale creation Creation of a bioswale and four pond filtration system. Complete City of Knox Hundreds of thousands
Eastlink bike path bridge Complete City of Knox
Ferny Creek National tree planting day National Tree Planting day at Ferny Creek 2013. Activity held annually at a different site each year. Complete City of Knox Tens of thousands
Emerson Place and Liberty Reserves Master plan implementation and completion Master plan implementation and completion for Emerson Place Reserve and Liberty Reserve. Works included revegetation and path creation. Complete City of Knox Hundreds of thousands
Starlight Reserve wetland creation Creation of wetlands at Starlight Reserve. Works include interpretive signs, path creation, art works and construction of wetland. Complete City of Knox Tens of thousands
Glen Park Reserve revegetation Revegetation with 8,000 plants and creation of walking paths at Glen Park Reserve, Bayswater North. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Scott Street Reserve revegetation Revegetation with 1000 plants and weed control works at Scott Street Reserve, Heathmont. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Thousands
J.W. Manson Reserve revegetation Revegetation with 2,500 plants and weed control works at Manson Reserve, Wantirna. National Tree Planting day held here in 2011 and 2012. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Fencing and pulse grazing trial at Heatherdale Rd / Abbey Walk Reserve Construction of fencing, large scale tree planting and a trial of pulse grazing by goats at Heatherdale Rd / Abbey Walk Reserve, Vermont. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah, City of Whitehorse Thousands
Revegetation, fencing and paths at Dorset Rd / Dandenong Creek Reserve Revegetation, construction of fencing and creation of path at Dorset Rd / Dandenong Creek Reserve, Bayswater North. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
HE Parker Reserve pedestrian/cyclist bridge relocation Relocation of pedestrian/ cyclist bridge, connecting Dandenong Creek Trail at HE Parker Reserve, Heathmont. Complete City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Bioswale and car park works at HE Parker Reserve Creation of a bioswale, filtration pond and sealing of the car park  at HE Parker Reserve. Complete City of Maroondah Hundreds of thousands
Reconstruction works on Dandenong Creek Walking Trail Reconstruction, drainage, erosion control and fencing of Dandenong Creek Walking Trail at Heathmont. Complete City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Bungalook Creek restoration Restoration of Bungalook Creek. Works included construction of a shared trail, revegetation and erosion control at Bungalook Creek (Bayview Rise Estate), Bayswater North. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Hundreds of thousands
Regeneration fires at Bungalook Reserve – remnant bushland Regeneration fires, weed control at Bungalook Reserve, Kilsyth South to preserve nationally significant native vegetation. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Hundreds of thousands
Reconstruction works on Dandenong Creek Walking Trail Reconstruction of Dandenong Creek Walking Trail at Simpsons Court following landslip. Works included drainage and weed control, revegetation, construction of fences and paths. Implemented – project underway City of Maroondah Hundreds of thousands
Revegetation linkage and planting at The Greenway Revegetation and creation of a frog habitat pond at The Greenway, Heathmont. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Thousands
Offset planting and new Reserve at Connolly Crescent Offset planting and creation of a new reserve, the Connolly Crescent Reserve, Bayswater North. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah
Revegetation of Appletree Hill Reserve Revegetation with rare grasses, weed removal and fencing of Appletree Hill Reserve, Kilsyth South. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Liverpool Road Shared Trail Construction of 1.2km of gravel path from Chandlers Lane to Tereddan Drive in Kilsyth South. Complete City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Tarralla Creek Trail, Croydon South – community planting at Teak Ave, weed removal, planting at Eastfield Park Construction of Tarralla Creek Trail, Croydon South. Works included weed removal and community planting days at Teak Avenue and Eastfield Park. Complete City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Wombolano Reserve works Works undertaken revegetation, installation of signs, creation of paths, weed control and protection of remnant bushland. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
FJC Rogers and Heathmont Station Remnant Bush Weed control and maintenance works to protect the remnant bush at FJC Rogers and Heathmont Station. Completed – maintenance underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Heathmont Reserve walking path Installation of a walking path and fencing of remnant bush at Heathmont Reserve. Next stage will involve upgrade of car park. Implemented – project underway City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Canterbury Gardens Retarding Basin Walking track funded and managed by State Government at Canterbury Gardens Retarding Basin. Complete State Government Hundreds of thousands
Croydon Civic Storm Water Drainage Create stormwater drainage swale. Implemented – project underway City of Maroondah Millions
Dandenong Creek Brady road / Police Paddocks revegetation Revegetation along Dandenong Creek near Brady road and Police Paddocks. Implemented – project underway Parks Vic Hundreds of thousands
Dandenong Creek Ferntree Gully road and Wellington road weed control and revegetation Extensive weed control, in particular willow and blackberry removal and revegetation along Dandenong Creek between Ferntree Gully road and Wellington road. Implemented – project underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Dandenong Creek adjacent to Drummies Bridge Reserve revegetation Revegetation and weed control works along Dandenong Creek adjacent to Drummies Reserve, north of High Street road. Implemented – project underway Melbourne Water, City of Monash Hundreds of thousands
Weed control and infill vegetation at Mulgrave Reserve Wetland Environmental Weed control and natural regeneration with infill revegetation as required. Implemented – project underway City of Monash Tens of thousands
Weed control and infill vegetation at Glen Waverley Golf Course Environmental Weed control and natural regeneration with infill revegetation as required. Investigate project expansion as resources become available. Completed – maintenance underway City of Monash Tens of thousands
Don’t let your business go down the drain / Old Joe’s Flows Again Encourage automotive businesses to adopt cleaner production processes and responsible waste disposal. Complete City of Maroondah Tens of thousands
Stormwater Harvesting at Ringwood Golf Course Capture of stormwater from car parks & buildings for irrigation dam. Complete City of Maroondah Hundreds of thousands
Frog Habitat Creation / Stormwater Management Creation of a small frog habitat and stormwater control pond. Complete City of Maroondah
Connecting shared path Abbey Walk and Campbells Croft Connecting the shared path between Abbey Walk and Campbell Croft. Complete City of Whitehorse Tens of thousands

Dandenong Creek to Belgrave trail

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
No projects currently listed

Eumemmerring Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Endangered Vegetation overlays for remnant vegetation on Eumemmering Creek Preserve environmental values of River Red Gums adjacent to Eumemmerring Creek by applying overlays to protect endangered vegetation communities. Complete City of Casey
Improve Riparian zone and biodiversity understandings with landowners, upstream of Hallam Road Undertake riparian improvement and target landholders to address biodiversity on private land upstream of Hallam Road. Complete Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Eumemmerring Creek revegetation Revegetation and weed control works along Eumemmerring Creek between Princess HWY to South Gippsland HWY. Complete Melbourne Water Tens of thousands
Australia Post Wetland works Grooming of gorse and blackberry in the Australia Post wetland. Complete Melbourne Water Thousands
Gunns Road Reserve Revegetation with 35,000 trees and grasses. National Tree Planting day held here in 2013. Complete City of Casey Hundreds of thousands

Hallam Main Drain

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
River Gum Creek Reserve Part one – Interpretive signage, bird walks, local bird brochures and targeted community activity days e.g. bird watching, planting, weed and rubbish removal etc. Complete PPWCMA Tens of thousands

Narre Warren to Lysterfield Park

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
No projects currently listed

Dandenongs to Lysterfield Park

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Kellets road wetland Development of a stormwater quality wetland to treat flows from Kellets road drain. Complete Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Bunjil Way indigenous art work Installation of indigenous art works on Bunjil Way along Ferny Creek. Complete City of Knox Tens of thousands

Mordialloc Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Mordialloc Creek Master Plan Implementing the Mordialloc Creek Master Plan. Council has adopted the Master Plan City of Kingston
Edithvale Seaford Wetland works Monthly pest plant and animal control works at Edithvale South. Ongoing Melbourne Water, City of Frankston, City of Kingston Tens of thousands
Revegetation of Eastern side of Seaford wetland Revegetation and weed control works on the eastern side of Seaford wetland. Complete Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Enhancing previous Living Links project Revegetation works and maintenance on previous Living Links project. Implemented – project underway Kingston City Council Thousands
Raingarden development Development of a raingarden to treat stormwater prior to entering Mordialloc Creek. Implemented – project underway Kingston City Council Tens of thousands

Karkarook Park to Braeside Park

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
No projects currently listed

Patterson River

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
No projects currently listed

Port Phillip Bay foreshore

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Complete Bay Trail Improve recreational values by completing Bay Trail between Cromer Road and Charman Road, Beaumaris. Complete Bayside Council
Watkins Reserve Vegetation of proposed Watkins Reserve bio-retention basin. Complete City of Kingston Tens of thousands
Revegetation, erosion and weed control works South of Chelsea Life Saving Club. Revegetation with 15,000 indigenous plants, control of 26,000m2 of grassy and woody weeds, and 175m of fencing provided south of Chelsea Life Saving Club. Complete PPWCMA (Mobile Muster) Tens of thousands
Creation of Bay trail between Charman Road to Mentone Life Saving Club Construction and development of the Bay trail between Charman Road and Mentone Life Saving Club. Implemented – project underway Kingston City Council Tens of thousands
Aspendale foreshore stabilisation works Sand bagging and revegetation of Aspendale foreshore to stabilise the sand dune. Complete Kingston City Council, DEPI Hundreds of thousands
Playground at Victory Park Installation of a new playground at Victory Park. Complete Kingston City Council Tens of thousands
Rock wall and dune stabilisation works at Carrum Life Saving Club Construction of new Life Saving Club in Carrum involving the installation of a rock wall and boardwalk to assist stabilisation of the sand dune. Implemented – project underway Kingston City Council Hundreds of thousands
Mentone and Parkdale foreshore weed and erosion works Removal of grassy and woody weeds, installation of erosion control matting and community planting. Implemented – project underway Kingston City Council Tens of thousands

Yarraman and Mile Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
No projects currently listed

Sweetwater Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
No projects currently listed

Living Links Nature Link

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Boggy Creek Ecological link Preserve environmental values, by carrying out weed control and revegetation of Boundary Road wetland and to provide an ecological link to Boggy Creek. Completed – maintenance underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Southern Eastern Treatment Plan revegetation Revegetation of Southern Eastern Treatment Plan to enhance and preserve environmental values. Completed – maintenance underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands
Seaford revegetation and hydrology Seaford revegetation and hydrology to enhance and preserve environmental values. Completed – maintenance underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands

Kananook Creek

Project Description Status Lead organisation Likely cost
Revegetation along Kananook Creek Revegetation and weed control works along Kananook Creek. Completed – maintenance underway Melbourne Water Hundreds of thousands