Walking with family friends is a great motivator for young kids.

Families get a bit wild at Yarra Bend ‘Wild Families’ launch

MEDIA RELEASE 23 April 2017 | With so much time spent indoors in this day and age, families are craving new opportunities to spend time outdoors. Families in Victoria with children aged up to 12 now...
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The Grampians rice-flower is found only in the Grampions region of western Victoria and listed as nationally vulnerable.

New statewide plan maps out nature protection for Victoria

MEDIA RELEASE 4 April 2017 | A new statewide strategy to protect Victoria’s natural heritage highlights the importance of the state’s natural places. Released today the plan is the first...
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Pod of burrunan dolphins forms a 'fishing wall' to herd fish near the proposed site of a new jetty at the Quarantine Station.

Point Nepean plan a good step forward

The Victorian National Parks Association has welcomed release of a draft Point Nepean National Park Master Plan as best way to put previous planning and political mistakes on future of...
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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

MEDIA RELEASE 14 October 2016 | 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’,...
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