Our Aims:

  • To protect and preserve Elizabeth Bridge Reserve
  • To act as a lobby group on behalf of Elizabeth Bridge Reserve
  • To liaise with the Shire Of Yarra Ranges and Melbourne Water on behalf of the community of users of Elizabeth Bridge Reserve
  • To help keep Elizabeth Bridge Reserve clean and tidy by performing tasks such as picking up rubbish
  • To note works required and advise the appropriate authorities
  • To promote use of the Reserve and to disseminate information abut the Reserve among the local community
  • To conduct fundraising or any other activities deemed to be of benefit to the Reserve and the community as appropriate

Committee 2016 - 17:

President:            Graeme Young

Vice President:    Shelley Large

Secretary:            Sally De Visser

Treasurer:            Des Cox

Committee members:    Malcolm Large, Tanya De Visser

Patron:                Jean Bridge

Why Join A Friends Group ?

Joining a Friends Group such as ours is a great experience for those who would like to help the local environment, or who would just like to gain experience in an environment related field of work. Volunteers are MOST welcome to join our Group.

  • Benefits include:
    •  Networking ie meeting a variety of interesting people and making useful local contacts
    • Gaining skills in article writing, drawing and web site management
    • Obtaining plant identification skills
    • Gaining additional skills from field work such as revegetation works, seed collection, plant propagation and weed control
    • Learning general ecological principles
    • Preserving invaluable flora and fauna      

Joining The Friends Of Elizabeth Bridge Reserve :

The Friends Group is very keen to have additional volunteers join us to assist in maintaining and upgrading facilities at the Reserve. This work is done in conjunction with the Shire of Yarra Ranges and Melbourne Water. Please download the Membership form below.

Membership Form

Email Contact :

Please contact us via the email address below and we will see how you are able to assist in ways that suit you.


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