Feral horses in the Alpine National Park

Feral horses in the Alpine National Park

Hard hooved animals are not native to Australia. Horses, pigs, goats, deer and cattle cause considerable damage to our native ecosystems, which have evolved without that sort of impact. This is...
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Logging near the Ada Tree has highlighted tensions between conservation and the logging industry.

Report reveals true value of Victoria’s unprotected forests

An independent scientific assessment into the conservation value of Victoria’s most-loved tall forests reveals almost half are unprotected and open to logging. The report debunks industry myths...
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Norman Bay beach at Wilsons Promontory National Park is hugely popular with families.

Does the Prom need a high-powered boat tour?

The proposal for a new, privately-operated boat tour of Wilsons Promontory National Park’s islands and seal colony raises a number of problems for one of Victoria’s most loved national...
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The Growling Grass Frog is listed as endangered in Victoria.

Our nature protection laws need fundamental reform

Victoria’s most threatened and vulnerable native species are being let down by poor laws that need fundamental reform. Along with Environmental Justice Australia and Environment Victoria we...
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Returning from Mt Feathertop summit.

Not-so-healthy parks for wealthy people

Parks Victoria, in liaison with Regional Development Victoria, is planning a multi-million dollar revamp of the walking tracks between the Falls Creek and Mount Hotham alpine resorts, with the aim of...
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Point Nepean National Park.

Planning Point Nepean National Park

Can you believe it? We’re nearing the end of the planning process for Point Nepean National Park. It started close to 20 years ago, and got up a head of steam when the Quarantine Station was...
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Much of the Victorian landscape has been cleared of important old trees, leaving little natural habitat for our wildlife.

New native vegetation regulations released for final comment

The Victorian Government has released its review into native vegetation clearing regulations, including proposed changes to planning and permits rules. Victoria is the most cleared state in Australia...
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