Black Saturday fire at Wilsons Promontory National Park. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Natural Victoria is changing before our eyes

MEDIA RELEASE 22 February 2016 | Our native plants and animals are under stress from climate change, and Victoria’s natural areas may never be the same again. But there are […]...
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Mornington Peninsula National Park, Cape Schanck. Photo: Indigo Skies Photography | (2.0 Generic CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Parks Victoria needs immediate, long-term funding boosts

MEDIA RELEASE 5 January 2016 | The management of Victoria’s national parks and nature conservation reserves is in serious decline and can only be rectified through a major boost in […]...
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View from Mt Tarrengower, near Maldon

Putting a stop to land clearing

Native vegetation on its knees Imagine a landscape without trees, native animals or birdsong. No one would want to live in a place like that. But parts of Victoria, the […]...
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Moolap coastal wetlands

Moolap Coastal Park

Every great city has a great park; the Moolap Coastal Park could be Geelong’s. And now is the time to create it: the Cheetham Saltworks and Alcoa’s Point Henry aluminium […]...
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Marine national parks and sanctuaries

Victoria’s network of marine national parks and sanctuaries dots the coastline from Portland in the far southwest to picturesque Mallacoota near the border with NSW. The network is made up...
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Belfast Coastal Park

A vision for Belfast National Park

An invasion of commercially trained horses, off-leash dogs, pests and weeds and illegal camping are some of the problems facing the Belfast Coastal Reserve. But managers can’t deal with these...
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Belfast Coastal Park

Belfast Coastal Reserve

A fragile coastal reserve in southwest Victoria has been invaded by racehorse trainers using it as a ‘race track’. They’re tearing up the beaches and dunes and jeopardising the future...
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View from the Newhaven Yacht Club. Photo: Natalie Davey

Save Western Port

The Napthine Government had big plans for the Port of Hastings, a massive container port that would have risked Western Port’s natural values. Those plans were put on hold with […]...
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Some of the incredible native plants found at Anglesea include the delicate salmon sun orchid.

Anglesea Heathlands

In a big nature conservation win, the Andrews Government announced in early 2017 that the Anglesea Heathlands would soon be included in the Great Otway National Park. This is the […]...
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