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Mullum Mullum Festival AGM and Lecture

Posted in Events by Jessica Bird on October 9th, 2013

12 October , 2013
4:00 pmto6:00 pm


Notice of Annual General Meeting for the Mullum Mullum Festival.

Plans for the 2014 festival will be discussed. The meeting will be held at 5pm this Saturday 12 October, 2013, Yarran Dheran Information Centre, Mitcham. Mel 49 B6.

The Meeting will be preceded by a presentation by Paul Mahony titled ‘Omissions of emissions: Our environment, livestock and the climate crisis’ between 4pm-5pm.

>> For more information, please see the Mullum Mullum Festival website.

2013 Mullum Mullum Festival

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on April 12th, 2013

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The annual Mullum Mullum Festival celebrates the ecological and cultural values of Mullum Mullum Creek Valley.

The catchment of the Mullum Mullum Creek in the municipalities of Maroondah, Whitehorse and Manningham is home to more than 60,000 people, but it also encompasses some of the largest and best preserved areas of remnant bush in urban Melbourne. This bush contains more than 300 species of indigenous flowering plants and more than 120 species of indigenous birds, as well as many mammals and reptiles, and countless insects.

The Festival was inaugurated in 1995 by concerned individuals in the local community who opposed the Eastern Freeway extension through the valley and who wanted to play an active role in promoting the natural values of the local area. During the Festival you will have the opportunity to learn about the biodiversity of the Mullum Mullum Valley, as well as the cultural heritage of the area.

The walks organised for this Festival cover a wide range of aspects of the valley; there is always something new to see.

The Mullum Mullum Valley supports valuable habitat for a range of indigenous flora and fauna and forms an important connection, linking the foothill forests of Maroondah to the Yarra river in Templestowe. The continued preservation and enhancement of this corridor is vital for the survival of the plants and animals that depend on it, and for ensuring that future generations retain an environment to enjoy. We hope that you will come away from the Mullum Mullum Festivals with greater understanding and knowledge of this beautiful native bushland and the flora and fauna within.

The 2013 festival will be on 20, 21 (opening day) 27 and 28 April.


>> Download the 2013 Mullum Mullum Festival Brochure

The 14th Mullum Mullum Festival

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on September 7th, 2011

10 September , 2011
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18 September , 2011

The 14th Mullum Mullum Festival 10 -11 September and 17 -18 September

Starting off with a bike ride on Saturday 10 September, the festival will be officially opened on Sunday 11th September by Luke Chamberlain, Victorian Forest Campaigner for The Wilderness Society, at Yarran Dheran Reserve, North Mitcham.

The opening day will provide a variety of events from the local Aboriginal community and other performers as well as a BBQ supplied by the Healesville Aboriginal Arts coop. There will be organic cordial from the Good Brew Cart and walks and talks for both adults and children.

The Festival will continue on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September at a variety of sites in the Mullum Mullum Valley, and will include environmental, sustainability and climate change walks and talks and presentations at Currawong Bush Park, Warrandyte.

The program can be found at

For hard copies of the program – contact or 9719 7661 or download and print from here