The Friends Reports

Over time, we will add to this content.

Volunteer Engagement Project: Volunteer Survey Report (2019). Available for download

Without the contribution of volunteers, our achievements in securing the future of the Helmeted Honeyeater would not have been possible. In the year of our 30th anniversary, this project took stock of what has been achieved and how we can best meet the challenges of the future.


The Friends publications, artwork & media

Our publications

  • HeHo Herald (1990-present), our quarterly members newsletter. 2007-present issues available for download. Paper archives from 1990-2006 available by arrangement
  • Hilton the Helmeted Honeyeater (1992). Out of print
  • Our first Education kit, including a 12 month calendar (1992). Out of print
  • Plants of the Yellingbo Reserve (1999). Out of print
  • Hilton Hunts for a Home (2004), available in our shop
  • Yellingbo – a Special Place (2006), available in our shop
  • The First 20 Years (2009)Out of print. Coming soon – available for download
  • Lunar the Leadbeater’s Possum (2013), available in our shop
  • A Reserve for a Bird (2017), available in our shop
  • Education kit (2018), available for download
  • VCE Case Study: The Helmeted Honeyeater (2022-2026) available for download
  • VCE Case Study: The Leadbeater’s Possum (2022-2026) available for download
Our artwork & historical images – generously donated, or permission of use provided, as part of our education activities. Coming soon – to our Gallery
Our songs and sounds – inspired by our education activities, available for download
Our videos, see our YouTube channel
Print media – sharing knowledge and inspiring others in the journey. Coming soon, some highlights – available for download

Reference documents – what guides our work?

Over time, we will add to this content.

Helmeted Honeyeater (Lichenostomus melanops cassidix) National Recovery Plan (DSE 2008). Read more HERE
Yellingbo (Liwik Barring) Landscape Conservation Area 10-Year Plan (DELWP 2021). Read more HERE
Healthy Waterways Strategy 2018-28 (Melbourne Water 2018), and the Co-Designed Catchment Program for the Yarra Catchment (MW 2018). Read more HERE
Yellingbo Habitat Revegetation Plan 2021-2026 (currently under review). This is an operational Plan and not publicly accessible
Woori Yallock Creek Sub-catchment Biodiversity Local Area Plan: Conserving the natural habitat (Mitchell 2006)