Moolap Coastal Strategic Framework Plan Discussion Paper

The current planning process has also allowed us to consider the future planning, management and use of Point Henry and the Moolap coastal area more broadly....
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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 someiatives, however we find the section in general terms very light of the wide range of policy...
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Pharos at Mt Arapiles, Arapiles-Tooan State Park. Photo: Glenn Tempest

Park Watch June 2016

The passing of Bernie Fox in April, a past president of the Victorian National Parks Association and a passionate conservationist, is a reminder of the incredible value of commitment when it comes to...
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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 consultation...
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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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Exploring Victoria’s national parks

Why do we have parks? How are they protected? Can I go horse riding in Victoria’sal parks? Can I go fishing? These are just some of the questions people have about Victoria’s...
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A student from the Department of Education & Training Leadership School photographs wildflowers at JB Plain, Alpine National Park. Photo: David Tatnall

Park Watch March 2016

We love ournal parks. They give us rest and recreation, protect thousands of native species and are the foundation of our efforts to protect nature for the future. And yet Victoria’s...
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Shelter for hikers at Bugiga campsite on the new Grampians Peaks Trail. Photo: Phil Ingamells

Park Watch December 2015

The final edition Park Watch for 2015 has plenty holiday reading. Meet our new president Euan Moore, get the latest updates on our marine and coastal work and read about the brilliant success...
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