River Detectives

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

Applications for 2022 now open

If you’d like to join the 2022 program, apply via the River Detectives website by 15 February 2022. Well contact you early in Term 1 to finalise the process.

About the River Detectives program

This program is designed to help teachers get outdoors with their students and learn more about their 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.

Schools that register for River Detectives will have access to:

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

River Detectives website


Participating authorities

River Detectives 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 further enquiries or future program notifications, email us at [email protected].

Last updated:
18 November 2021