Ornate cowfish Photo: John Gaskell

Park Watch December 2017

In this edition of Park Watch, one year out from the next Victorian election, we rate the state government's three-quarter performance in protecting nature. ...
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Premier Daniel Andrews Swinburne University of Technology | Flickr

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

REPORT 2016 | This report summarises the 2016 results and provides a snapshot of the unique marine life found in Victorian waters....
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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

REPORT 2017 | An investigation into new logging plans for Victoria’s western forests and woodlands reveals they would be ecologically damaging....
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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 and Activities Program is currently on pause while we work to get it back on track. If you would like to be the first to know when we do schedule activities, you can join the...
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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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