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

  • Reptile Display at Craigieburn Global Learning Centre

    Visitors to the Craigieburn Global Learning Centre were recently treated to a Reptile Display as part of the Waterway Ambassadors program. Stacey from Snakehandler gave a fascinating insight into the life of Australian reptiles, as she showed us lizards and snakes and gave us the opportunity to handle the pythons as well. Snakes native to […]

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  • Wildflower Planting Day

    Over 30 people attended our Wildflower Planting  Day at the Malcolm Creek Grasslands. Concentrating on the area surrounding the Art Poles, participants planted a range of indigenous grasses and wildflowers to help increase biodiversity and to also attract bees and butterflies to the area in the spring.  A big thank you to Hume Greening Program […]

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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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