News
30 June 2018
Transforming the Dandenong Creek: progress report
Work to transform the Dandenong Creek corridor into a world-class urban Living Link is now powering along. Our five partner councils (Maroondah, Knox, Monash, Greater Dandenong and Casey) have so far commenced...
1 June 2018
Celebrating success: Troups Creek transformation over 9yrs
At Living Links, we believe it's important to look back every now and again to celebrate our successes. In this post, we take a look at the transformation of Troups Creek over nine years of environmental...
31 May 2018
Slowing the flow in Knox
In days gone by, there was a focus on moving water through urban areas as quickly as possible, to reduce the risk of flooding. This means that natural waterways were often converted into concrete drains...
21 May 2018
Celebrating National Volunteer Week
Volunteers are the lifeblood of natural resource management - from tree planting to community education to citizen science, thousands of individuals put their time and energy into protecting and enhancing...
9 May 2018
New Wild Families activity sheet features Dandenong Creek
By special request, our friends at the Victorian National Park Association (VNPA) have developed a Wild Families activity sheet featuring the Dandenong Creek! It includes a wild waterway discovery activity,...
4 May 2018
Living Links welcomes social research students
Living Links is excited to welcome two Masters students who are commencing social research projects on 'Community use and appreciation of the Dandenong Creek corridor'. Working under the supervision of...
19 April 2018
Family fun at Discover Dandenong Creek Festival
Tirhatuan Park in Dandenong North was bustling last Thursday 12th April during the inaugural Discover Dandenong Creek Festival. It was wonderful to see over 350 people so enthusiastic about their local...
1 April 2018
And the winner is… Rainbow Lorikeet!
Thanks again to everyone who participated in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count during 23-29 October (National Bird Week) last year. Birdlife Australia has kindly provided us with a special report describing...
1 March 2018
Living Links 2016-17 Achievements
The Living Links Report Card for 2016-2017 is now available here, showcasing our collective achievements for the financial year. Some highlights include: Securing $1M in funding from the Victorian...
18 February 2018
World Wetlands Day 2018 at Tirhatuan Park
On Sunday 11th February 2018, Tirhatuan Park in Dandenong North was abuzz with family-friendly activities for the World Wetlands Day celebration event hosted by the City of Greater Dandenong. Over 200...