River red gum wetlands along the Murray River Photo: Michael Rawle | Flickr CC

Three years on: how is the state government tracking?

PARK WATCH December 2017 | Analysis of the Andrews Government at the three-quarter mark It’s been three years of the Andrews Labor Government’s term in office, and we are now […]...
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The Horn, Mount Buffalo National Park. Our parks deserve the very best management our society can offer. Photo: Phil Ingamells

What’s the plan?

PARK WATCH December 2017 | National park management plans are noble in ambition, but they are short on commitment and lack a true landscape context, writes Phil Ingamells. With the […]...
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Victoria’s coastal nature on both public and private land needs greater protection and restoration. Photo: Chris Smyth

Bringing back coastal nature

PARK WATCH December 2017 | It’s time to ease the squeeze on Victoria’s coastal nature by establishing a Coastal Wildway Program, says Chris Smyth. Coastal land for the public Victorian...
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Corner Inlet, Ramsar Site looking towards Wilsons Promontory National Park Photo: ChineseChequers | Wikimedia Commons

Wetland wishes

NEWS 14 December 2017 | The Andrews Government has re-announced that it is delivering $2 million to better protect and manage Victoria’s eleven iconic and internationally recognised Ramsar...
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Lonely Gum Photo: Adam Tibballs | Flickr CC

Hug a tree – before is gets cleared and offset!

NEWS 14 December 2017 | Victoria is the most cleared state in Australia, and we are still losing significant amounts of native bush and wildlife habitat to urban development, agricultural […]...
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Weedy seadragon. Photo: John Gaskell

Act on marine life

NEWS Wednesday 13 December | New marine and coastal legislation was today introduced into the Victorian parliament. This legislation is the result of a 2014 election commitment by the Andrews...
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Photo: Kade Mills

Great Victorian Fish Count 2017: Hundreds praise our rays

MEDIA RELEASE  18 November 2017 | This weekend hundreds of snorkel-clad, keen-eyed citizen-scientists will take to the water for the start of the annual Great Victorian Fish Count, with stingrays...
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Premier Daniel Andrews Swinburne University of Technology | Flickr

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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