River Detectives

Register for the River Detectives sustainability program, which supports teachers to explore their local rivers and creeks with students.

Register for River Detectives


Applications for the 2020 River Detectives Program are now open! 

Teachers, this program is designed to help you get outdoors with your students and learn more about your local waterway. It inspires schools to understand, appreciate and care for their local waterways, through a variety of engaging, practical, multi-age and cross-curricular activities.

You are invited to lodge an application on the River Detectives website, and successful schools will be notified early in Term 1, 2020.  

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

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

Lodge your application
at the River Detectives website

About River Detectives

The River Detectives Program is an initiative funded by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

Participating catchment management authorities include:

More information

Can't find what you need on the River Detectives website? For future program notifications or further enquiries, email us at [email protected].


Last updated:
10 December 2019