Mount Feathertop is Victoria’s only freestanding mountain of any magnitude, and so far it has remainned largely untouched. Tourism plans for a series of luxury cabins and a group lodge on the peak’s Diamantina Spur, serviced daily by helicopters, have little public support

Where’s the line?

PARK WATCH June 2018 | Planning rules for tourism and other visitor infrastructure in public land are largely absent, and guidelines are increasingly ignored where they do exist, reports Phil...
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The Great Tree Project

PARK WATCH June 2018 | Karena Goldfinch is one of the Knitting Nannas of Toolangi, a group of women peacefully and creatively protesting against the destruction of our beautiful native […]...
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Humpback whale sighting in Bass Strait

Whale hello there!

PARK WATCH June 2018 | David Donnelly, marine researcher and manager of Killer Whales Australia tells us how to have a whale of a time this winter. Victoria’s coastline is […]...
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Snow daisy's and billy buttons in the Bogong High Plains.

Alpine National Park gets a lifeline

NEWS 2 June 2018 | Feral horses ravaging Victoria’s Alpine National Park are to be brought under control. Victoria’s Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio has released a three-year...
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New investigation into marine areas

NEWS 3 May 2018 | Page last updated: 10/3/2023 The Victorian Environment Minister has issued new terms of reference for the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) to do a desktop […]...
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Mt Feathertop untamed. Photo: Mark Darragh

Falls to Hotham track impacts grow

NEWS 3 May 2018 | Parks Victoria has released its final Master Plan for the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing: a five day serviced hiking opportunity catering for ‘comfort in […]...
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East Gippsland coast

Auditor-General shines light on coastal management

NEWS 7 May 2018 | The Victorian Auditor-Generals Office (VAGO) report ‘Protecting Victoria’s Coastal Assets‘ recently tabled in the Victorian parliament reaffirms and highlights many of...
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