River Detectives

The River Detectives sustainability program supports educators to explore their local rivers and creeks with students.

The program inspires schools and youth groups to understand, appreciate and care for their local waterways, through a variety of engaging, practical, multi-age and cross-curricular activities.


Applications are now closed for the 2019 River Detectives Program, visit our community map to find out who is participating in the 2019 program.

Schools that register for the River Detectives program will have access to:

  • an interactive website
  • updated data for exploration
  • ‘how to’ guides
  • resources and activities linked to the Victorian Curriculum, including geography, mathematics, science and sustainability

For future program notifications or further enquiries email us at [email protected].

The River Detectives Program is an initiative funded by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. Participating catchment management authorities include:

Last updated:
3 September 2019