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National parks creation stalls under Andrews Labor

We’ve released our latest report comparing Victorian national parks by Premier. We’ve crunched the numbers, and found that Victoria’s Andrews Government has created the smallest amount of...
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Nature and the Northcote by-election

The by-election for the seat of Northcote will be on 18 November – meaning it is time to make sure protecting Victoria’s nature is a big issue for voters and candidates in the by-election....
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Tyers River, Moondarra State Park

Statewide Assessment of Public Land

PARK WATCH September 2017 | The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) has produced its final report on the Statewide Assessment of Public Land. VEAC was asked to look at allurrent land...
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Sambar deer, Bogong High Plains, Alpine National Park

Pest animals get more than a glance

PARK WATCH September 2017 | A recent inquiry intohe control of invasive animals on crown land came up with some sensible recommendations, says Phil Ingamells. There are many alien beasts rampaging...
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NatureWatch

Celebrating 10 years of NatureWatch!

PARK WATCH September 2017 | Our NatureWatch program,d the program’s original coordinator Caitlin Griffith, reached a major ten year milestone in 2017. In 2007 inspired group of VNPA members...
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A logging coupe in the Central Highlands

Leaving only the ASH

PARK WATCH September 2017 | The Andrews Government is torn between helping a group of workers in a small country town fighting for their jobs and caving in to a group of Melbourne investors happy for...
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Hooded plover on the beach-box

Take action on horses hurting hoodies

PARK WATCH September 2017 | VNPA marine and coastal coordinator Chris Smyth gives an update and calls on Park Watch readers to help stop our beaches becoming racetracks. Despite barely 50 hooded...
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Reef Cam at Popes Eye. Photo: Kade Mills

Dive in from your desk!

PROGRAM UPDATE 18 September 2017 | We have a very exciting opportunity for you to experience the underwater wonders of Port Phillip Bay – on your screen in real-time with Reef Cam! One of the...
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Deer are spreading across Victoria into many sensitive habitats.

Melbourne’s wild deer chase puts Victorian government on notice

MEDIA RELEASE 30 August 2017 | Video footage of a panicked, wild deer skittering dangerously across a Melbourne road is a clear sign the Victorian government urgently needs to tackle exploding...
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