Malcolm Creek is located in Craigieburn, 26km to the north of Melbourne’s CBD.

Malcolm Creek is a tributary of the Merri Creek, running from the south-eastern corner of Mickleham down to Craigieburn Rd East. The Malcolm Creek Grasslands is an 11 hectare site situated in the heart of the Craigieburn township and is a remnant of the Volcanic Plains Grasslands that was once widespread in Victoria.

  • Sightings

    Please let us know what you have seen along Malcolm Creek and its Grasslands. If approved it will then appear in our Sightings page.

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  • Fauna

    The Malcolm Creek Corridor provides a wonderful habitat for a wide range of fauna, including amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.

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  • Flora

    The flora of Malcolm Creek and Grasslands still includes many species that were once widespread in Victoria.

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  • History

    Malcolm creek was named after James Malcolm of the Olrig Homestead just 1km to the north of Malcolm Creek.

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Latest News

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    Blue Wren Habitat Planting Day

    We had a lovely mild day for our 8 September Creating a Blue wren habitat day at Woodland Grove Reserve. Seventeen people attended to help with the planting, and over 400 plants got put in, including shrubs such as Prickly Moses, Sweet Bursaria and Hedge wattle.

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  • Purple Swamp Hen

    Vandals – they’re not always human!

    FOMCG encountered several swamp hens during our recent planting day just east of Hanson Road. The birds seemed unperturbed by our presence, and left us to our planting. That night, I received the first of many calls from people who attended the planting day.

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  • Blue Tongue Lizard

    Have you seen an animal or flower?

    Please let us know what you have seen along Malcolm Creek and its Grasslands. Use the “contact us” screen to send us the details. Please give details of what you saw and where you saw it. If possible upload a photo of your sighting. If approved it will then appear in our Sightings page. PLEASE NOTE […]

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