This summer’s fire

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Our native plants and animals have had a long and troubled parent-child relationship with fire. It might be becoming an irreconcilable one, writes VNPA Parks Protection...
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The next fire

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Can we control fire with fire? Will more fuel reduction burning really save us and the bush we love? It’s time for a new approach, not failed remedies,...
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Save or salvage

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Short-term economic gain, long-term ecological damage – VNPA Nature Conservation Campaigner John Kotsiaris denounces salvage logging. Victoria is already Australia’s most...
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Toward the finish line?

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Nature Conservation Campaigner Shannon Hurley shares the power of persistence in the battle over the Belfast Coastal Reserve. The efforts to protect Warrnambool’s...
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The Great Obfuscation Road

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Proposed Great Ocean Road legislation is still unclear, says Phil Ingamells. Tiled boldly into the floor of Victoria’s Parliament House lobby are the words: “Where no...
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Follow the money, not the promises

PARK WATCH March 2020 | New grassland revenue bill passes Parliament. The Melbourne Strategic Assessment (Environment Mitigation Levey) Bill 2019 passed the Victorian Parliament in early February....
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Photo: Sandy Scheltema

VNPA Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

The Victorian National Parks Association would like to acknowledgee impacte COVID-19 pandemic has had one entire Victorian community in so many different ways. We want to reassure youat...
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Boy in forest

Deputy: Don’t let the central west get away

The Andrews Government is late for a very important date. They must decide whether or not to create new park refuges for wildlife, nature and people – but they haven’t. We can’t let...
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Boy in forest

Minister: Don’t let the central west get away

The Andrews Government is late for a very important date. They must decide whether or not to create new park refuges for wildlife, nature and people – but they haven’t. We can’t let...
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