Photo: It's a Wildlife

Respect, protect and reconnect Melbourne’s grasslands

PARK WATCH December 2018 | Ben Courtice reports back on a conference about one of Victoria’s most threatened natural environments.  Werribee lies in the heart of Melbourne’s western grassy...
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National parks creation needs a jump start

PARK WATCH September 2018 | In November 2017, the Andrews Government was tracking as the worst performer in terms of park creation over the last 60+ years. Now, with only […]...
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Alpine National Park. Photo: Paul Sinclair

Nature’s Needs

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Our Director Matt Ruchel outlines ten conservation priorities for the 2018 Victorian state election. VNPA has produced a detailed policy document which has been provided...
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Forests of the Central West

PARK WATCH September 2018 | Read our breakdown of the recommendations from the draft Central West Investigation released by the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC). Some are home to...
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Great Ocean Road threatened?

PARK WATCH September 2018 | The tourism industry eyes off the Great Ocean Road, as the Coalition announces a new authority to manage crown land, reports Matt Ruchel. The Great […]...
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We can deal with deer

PARK WATCH September 2018 | There are real solutions to Victoria’s deer problem, but it will need commitment from government says our Parks Protection Campaigner Phil Ingamells. It seems an...
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Rediscovering a rarity

PARK WATCH September 2018 | An amazing story of individual perseverance in threatened species protection is shared by Bernie Mace and Milan Stupar. Milan Stupar was guided by intuition and […]...
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Wildfire at Wilsons Promontory

Being frank about fire

PARK WATCH June 2018 | The Department of Environment’s reporting on its fuel management program is far from adequate, says Phil Ingamells. There are few things more important for a […]...
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We love parks, but do our politicians?

PARK WATCH June 2018 | Our national parks may be legally protected, but they are being neglected in our state budget, reports Matt Ruchel. We love parks, and so does the […]...
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