Submission: Draft Marine and Coastal Strategy

Overall, the draft strategy is moving in the right direction. We’re pleased to see include a central focus on Traditional Owner rights and obligations, and climate adaptation and response. But...
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Mystery in the shallows

PARK WATCH September 2021 | Campaigner Shannon Hurley explains how this season the Spider Crabs have kept people waiting with bated breath. Every year in winter, the famous cast of Giant Spider Crabs...
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Submission: Draft Victorian Boating Strategy

VNPA’s submission into the draft Victorian Boating Strategy finds the strategy to be inadequate and inconsistent with the Marine and Coastal Policy and draft Marine and Coastal Strategy and we...
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Give a big 5 for our seas and shores

TAKE ACTION | The state government has released their draft Marine and Coastal Strategy. This is a really important moment. It’s where the wind hits the sails to guide the tangible actions for how...
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Letters to decision-makers: Spider Crabs

Our letters to decision-makers asking them to give Spider Crabs a no-take break during their important moulting season. Letter to then Fisheries Minister, Melissa Horne Letter to the...
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Win for Westernport!

PARK WATCH June 2021 | Nature Conservation Campaigner Shannon Hurley celebrates and explains what the decision to reject AGL’s gas import terminal means for the future of Westernport Bay. It was...
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How will Spider Crabs fare this season?

PARK WATCH June 2021 | Steps in the right direction, but more bold action needed to protect this globally important marine phenomena, explains Shannon Hurley. VNPA has been supporting the Save Our...
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