News
20 January 2019
Spring Happy Snaps
Thanks to everyone who submitted happy snaps of their springtime explorations in the Living Links region and beyond! Some days were chilly and some days were warm, but either way families continued to...
13 January 2019
‘Daylighting’ of Dandenong Creek complete
Over the past five years, our Living Links partner Melbourne Water has worked with the local community and a wide range of stakeholders to deliver a remarkable project: the ‘daylighting’ of Dandenong...
5 January 2019
Community event grants available
Calling all non-profit environmental and recreation groups with an interest in the Dandenong Creek corridor! Living Links is offering small grants (up to $2000) for groups to run public events in 2019...
10 December 2018
A win for the skinks
In October, the First Friends of Dandenong Creek made a huge win to help vulnerable local reptiles: their crowd-funding campaign 'Save Our Skinks' was a roaring success, raising $6310 in public donations...
9 November 2018
Kids teach kids about waterway pollution
This year, Living Links was delighted to sponsor Lyndale Greens Primary School to take part in the Kids Teaching Kids (KTK) program, which culminated in Melbourne Water’s KTK Conference at Melbourne...
26 October 2018
Why Walk?
Walking is the most popular form of physical activity, and for good reason. It's good for our health, good for the environment, good for the community, good for the economy and good for our kids. Walking...
19 October 2018
International Parks and Leisure Congress 2018
Living Links Coordinator Sarah Maclagan (pictured here with Nadine Gaskell from the City of Knox) was thrilled to attend the International Parks and Leisure Congress in Melbourne this week. Held at the...
12 October 2018
Locals lap up Indigenous knowledge
Residents of Wantirna and beyond were recently treated to a fascinating walk and talk at Bateman Street Reserve, Wantirna, where they learned about Indigenous plants and their traditional use in Aboriginal...
5 October 2018
Budding bird-watchers enjoy springtime walks
Dozens of budding bird-watchers took part in a series of Backyard Bird Discovery Walks at four sites along the Dandenong Creek corridor this week. Experts from Birdlife Australia led the walks, revealing...
2 October 2018
‘Save Our Skinks’ campaign off and running
Local environment group First Friends of Dandenong Creek have a vision to protect vulnerable skinks, and they've launched the 'Save Our Skinks' crowd-funding campaign to make it happen. In Melbourne's...