Our parks protect many gems including the southern emu wren.

National parks for sale – again!

PARK WATCH March 2017 | Three current proposals for commercial developments in national  parks are seriously worrying, and there  could be more to come, warns Phil Ingamells. Has Parks Victoria’s...
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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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