Barmah National Park gets a new lease of life

MEDIA RELEASE 7 July 2021 | A new Joint Management Plan for Barmah National Park will increase protection for the area’s remarkable wildlife as well as its ancient cultural heritage. “The...
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The Prom needs a plan

PARK WATCH June 2021 | A lot of good things are flagged for Wilsons Promontory National Park, but without a current management plan there is no clear framework for decisions, writes Phil Ingamells....
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River Red Gum Parks – designated but dewatered?

PARK WATCH September 2020 | Following Matt Ruchel’s reflection on the tenth anniversary of the Red Gum Parks in the previous edition of Park Watch, Professor Jamie Pittock from The Australian...
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The Great Obfuscation Road

PARK WATCH March 2020 | Proposed Great Ocean Road legislation is still unclear, says Phil Ingamells. Tiled boldly into the floor of Victoria’s Parliament House lobby are the words: “Where no...
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Otways Cut Up

PARK WATCH December 2019 | A proposed park takeover along the great ocean road rolls on … inexplicably, writes Phil Ingamells. The Great Otway National Park was created by the ALP Bracks...
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Great Ocean Road parks face a wobbly take-over bid

PARK WATCH September 2019 | There are real visitor management problems along the Great Ocean Road, but is the proposed self-funded ‘Coast and Parks Authority’ just a bizarre brainstorm fix?...
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Alarm at Great Ocean Road national park land grab

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 4 June 2019 | Conservation groups are alarmed at plans for a new authority to take control of national parks along the Great Ocean Road. “A proposed new authority to manage...
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