Fire management in Victoria

Fire management is a serious and truly complicated thing; the fuel that feeds fire is also our great natural heritage. There will always be more to learn about fire behaviour and its management,...
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How will fire change Victoria?

Our deepest appreciation goes out to the firefighters, emergency services, park rangers, community volunteers, wildlife carers andealth workers on the frontline. Our thoughts are with everyone who...
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The Prom as a sanctuary

PARK WATCH December 2019 | It’s time for the best management proposal our parks have ever seen, says VNPA’s Phil Ingamells. I once found myself in the steamy tropical forests of Silent...
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An end to logging of Victoria’s native forests?

PARK WATCH December 2019 | An announcement by the Andrews Government is a breakthrough – of sorts – towards securing better management of Victoria’s native forests. Overview by our Executive...
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What about the west?

PARK WATCH December 2019 | The Andrews Government should immediately cease logging within proposed new national parks and reserves in Victoria’s central west, says our Nature Conservation...
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Public access to public land: what’s the game?

PARK WATCH December 2019 | There is littleommunity understanding of our ‘rights’ to access different types of public land, especially national parks. It’s an increasing problem and deserves...
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Otways Cut Up

PARK WATCH December 2019 | A proposed park takeover along the great ocean road rolls on … inexplicably, writes Phil Ingamells. The Great Otway National Park was created by the ALP Bracks...
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The promised grasslands of the never never

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: A new bill that highlights the failure of decade old efforts to protect critically endangered grassland from urban growth is being debated in the Victorian upper house on 6 February...
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Backyard Bandicoots

PARK WATCH December 2019 | Our NatureWatch Coordinator Sera Blair introduces us to our native neighbours. This summer our NatureWatch program’s new project ‘Backyard Bandicoots’ will...
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