Urban wetland restoration

Over recent months we have continued to look at issues surrounding flooding and the way we interact with our natural landscapes in Australia, especially in urban areas.A lot of interesting discussion has been generated by the 2022 floods, so I thought we'd share some interesting...

Although this story has been in the pipeline for the past few months, it is especially timely to finally be sharing it with you now, as so much of eastern Australia is currently experiencing flooding at a scale that the continent hasn't seen in some...

Over the past couple of years, we've been exploring the potential for natural wetlands to be restored and enhanced as part of the land-use change process initiated by urban development. For more information on past stories, please follow this link.To highlight this potential, a recent...

Last month we introduced you to Hanna Swamp, a little known wetland near Wallan, north of Melbourne.This month, we are exploring in fine detail the intricacies of how overarching Victorian Government water policy (like the Integrated Water Management (IWM) Framework and Healthy Waterways Strategy) converges...

Patrick Hanna, MLA/MLC, (b. 1819, d. 1890)Next month NGT will be publicly sharing another Discussion Paper on the Wallan Wallan wetlands, to follow on from one we released in March last year (2019), where we explored the risks and opportunities associated with Herne Swamp. This...

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