Bunjil Creek - Jackson O'Neill

Bunjil creek gets
its mojo back

You’re 12 years old, looking at long years of school ahead of you, itching to get out into the big wide world around you. Then out of the blue, you get bumped into that big wide world, and you’re doing something that really matters to you.

Jackson O’Neill went along to a working bee at Stanley Park aged 12 years old, and something clicked for him. Stanley Park is a marvellous remnant of native bush on the side of Mt Macedon, and Jackson had always been interested in the environment - here was an opportunity to make a contribution.

“I really enjoy weeding, especially large woody weeds. It feels like I’m doing something productive and helpful.”