Inquiry into fire season preparedness

In a submission to a Parliamentary Inquiry into Fire Season Preparedness, we outlined a number of important life saving strategies that aren’t adequately employed in Victoria. If they were,...
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More than 1200 people turned up the Shine a Light for Parks at the Prom to make it clear they're not interested in privatising our parks

Infrastructure Victoria: all things considered

We welcome that Infrastructure Victoria has considered the natural environment and identified some initiatives, however we find the section in general terms very light of the wide range of policy...
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Hundreds of people gathered in October 2014 to send a clear message to the State Government - Hands off our parks!

Review of the 2010 Point Nepean National Park Master Plan

Over summer 2016 Parks Victoria began consulting with the community on updating the draft 2010 Master Plan for Point Nepean National Park and its Quarantine Station. The new round of […]...
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Bryophytes: Photo: Phil Ingamells

Draft Biodiversity Strategy

It’s almost two decades since a formal conservation or biodiversity strategy has been developed in Victoria, so we welcome strongly the development of this new 20-year plan for the state, […]...
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Submission: Statewide assessment of public land

An initial submission to the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council’s Statewide Assessment of Public Land. This broad-brush investigation will look at how well Victoria’s system of...
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Hooded plover. Photo: Wayne Butterworth | | CC by 2.0

Submission: hooded plover – EPBC Act nomination

We strongly support the nomination of the hooded plover (eastern sub-species) to the schedule of threatened species under the EPBC Act and we have provided supporting information in this submission....
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Grampians National Park. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Submission: Grampians Peak Trail Draft Master Plan

The Victorian National Parks Association has significant objections to some of the aspects outlined in the draft master plan. We do not support the proposed seven areas identified for privately...
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