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Victorian National Parks by Premier

National parks creation stalls under Andrews Labor We’ve crunched the numbers, and found that Victoria’s Andrews Government has created the smallest amount of new parks under the National...
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The Twelve Apostles

Park Watch September 2017

This month's edition of Park Watch explores the pressures on our state's unique coasts....
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A cowfish spotted during the Great Victorian Fish Count

2016 Great Victorian Fish Count

The 2016 Great Victorian Fish Count was another great success of citizen science, with hundreds of volunteers recording an amazing diversity of fish across the state. This report summarises the...
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Park Watch June 2017

This month's edition of Park Watch explores how Victorians are protecting nature....
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Looking east towards Mount Langi Ghiran and Mount Cole. Photo: Ed Dunens | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Western Forests and Woodlands at Risk

An investigation by the Victorian National Parks Association into new logging plans for Victoria’s western forests and woodlands reveals they would be ecologically damaging and take place in areas...
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Red-necked stint Ed Dunens | Flickr | CC BY 2.0

Draft Moolap Coastal Strategic Framework Plan

We have a vision for Moolap as an internationally important conservation and ecotourism area that is benefitting the Victorian community by protecting migratory birds, improving the health of Corio...
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Tawny frogmouths

Park Watch March 2017

The struggle to protect our national parks and other conservation areas has ramped up in Victoria. The logging industry is pushing harder than ever to gain even more access to our ever-dwindling...
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Activities Program

Our bushwalking activities program contains a great mix of activities including bushwalks urban walks, excursions, camps social nights. Once you’ve had a read through the program...
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Wilsons Promontory National Park 1973. Hikers at summit of Mt Oberon with Tidal River Campground, Norman Bay, Pillar Point and Tongue Point in background.

Building a National Parks Service for Victoria

Victorians and our park system owe a lot to Dr Leonard Hart Smith, whose account of his time as Director of National Parks is now available for free on our website. When Len Smith became...
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