The winds of change

PARK WATCH Article March 2024 | Marine Campaigner Shannon Hurley elaborates on why whales and clean energy have a lot more in common than many people realise We need a fast […]...
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Winds of change

Report March 2024 | The purpose of this paper is to create discussion around how proper marine planning early in the process of establishing the offshore wind energy industry can […]...
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Ministers: act now for a healthy Western Port Bay

From Eastern Curlews in sea grass meadows to salty mangrove flats, Western Port Bay is a rich natural tapestry. But its marine life and landscapes are in serious trouble. That’s […]...
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Submission: Southern Ocean Region Offshore Renewable Energy Zone

Victorian National Parks Association submission to the Southern Ocean Region Offshore Renewable Energy Zone Submisison Summary It is disappointing to see this renewable energy zone proposed in such...
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Submission: TGS Environmental Plan

VNPA summarises how latest plans to seismic blast along Victoria’s coastline pose unacceptable risks to our marine environment and should be rejected. Tags: conservation, Marine...
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2023: Year of greater vision for Western Port Bay

PARK WATCH Article March 2023 | The time is ripe for the fulfilment of our vision for Western Port Bay, writes Shannon Hurley While the state government might be wishy […]...
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Personalise a Western Port postcard

TAKE ACTION | Western Port Bay is one of Victoria’s most significant wetlands and wildlife sanctuaries. It’s an important place for the people that work, live and play amongst its […]...
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New marine park the size of Germany

NEWS 7 March 2023 | Page last updated: 10/3/2023 Great news! The federal government will expand the Macquarie Island Marine Park. This is a clear sign they are serious about […]...
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End the state ban on marine protection

Victoria created the world’s first network of protected marine areas in 2002. The community pushed hard for 13 marine ground-breaking national parks and 11 sanctuaries. For twenty years...
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Submission: Reforming Victoria’s biosecurity legislation

The spread of invasive species including plants, animals, diseases and pathogens is one ofe greatest risks to Victoria’s biodiversity and parks estate. We welcomee Biosecurity Statement and...
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