Author name: Jess Fairfax

Werribee River Association’s submission to the Wyndham Housing & Neighbourhood Strategy 2023

As one of the fastest growing municipalities, Wyndham City Council prepared a draft Wyndham Housing and Neighbourhood Character Strategy 2023 to guide housing change across the municipality, and respond to this growth. The draft Strategy aims to influence the location and design of new housing, to help ensure that new homes are well-located and enhance the character of Wyndham’s unique neighbourhoods. …

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Winter School Holidays with the Werribee River Association

Rug up and ditch the screens it’s time to get outdoors to explore your local waterways this winter with The Werribee River Association. Learn about our local river resident, the platypus and check out some cool freshwater bugs under the microscope! Contribute to a new indigenous community garden or give the gift of a garden …

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Take a sonic tour through the evolution of our local grasslands

Grasslands once covered much of the Victorian Volcanic Plains, that stretch from Melbourne to the South Australian border. A mix of grasses and wildflowers, they were habitat for many native species such as the Plains Wanderer, the Eastern Barred Banidcoot, Bettong and Striped Legless Lizard. The grains, tubers and yam daisies were important food sources …

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