Belfast Coastal Reserve signage. Photo: Chris Smyth

Victorian Government backs racehorses over hoodies

BirdLife Australia and the Victorian National Parks Association are appalled at the State Government’s decision to allow commercial horse training to continue in the Belfast Coastal Reserve...
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Racehorses tear up Belfast Coastal Reserve-Photo Chris Smyth

Racehorses tearing up fragile coastal reserve

A fragile coastal reserve in South West Victoria is being torn up and invaded by racehorse trainers who are using conservation areas as ‘race tracks’, undermining years of environmental...
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Hopetoun Falls is one of many in the Great Otway Ranges National Park.

ALP promise to protect national parks welcomed

Lovers of national parks and conservation groups from across the country today commended the Australian Labor Party’s promise to extend national environmental laws to the protection of national...
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Black Saturday fire at Wilsons Promontory National Park. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Natural Victoria is changing before our eyes

Our native plants and animals are under stress from climate change, and Victoria’s natural areas may never be the same again. But there are ten useful things we can do to help. This is the...
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Mornington Peninsula National Park, Cape Schanck. Photo: Indigo Skies Photography | (2.0 Generic CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Parks Victoria needs immediate, long-term funding boosts

The management of Victoria’s national parks and nature conservation reserves is in serious decline and can only be rectified through a major boost in long-term funding, the Victorian National...
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