You are here

Home > About > News and media releases > Parks Victoria on the trail of rubbish dumpers

News

Rubbish dumped at Blond Bay Reserve

Rubbish dumped at Blond Bay Reserve

1 year ago from Melissa Agland

Parks Victoria on the trail of rubbish dumpers

Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Parks Victoria’s appeal to the public to help stop rubbish dumping in their parks is paying off.

Bairnsdale based Rangers Matt Palmer and Matt Holland are currently following up on leads regarding the identity of those responsible for a large pile of household rubbish dumped in Blond Bay.

This follows a member of the general public supplying information about its location and contents.

Ranger Matt Holland says the dumping of rubbish shows a total lack of respect for both the park’s environment and the many local people who visit it.

“There was a whole trailer load of rubbish dumped here including a microwave, vacuum cleaner, fishing rod, cane basket and lots of household items.

Hopefully with assistance from the public we will find out who these people are that treat our parks and reserves like rubbish tips.

We would like to get the message out loud and clear that we will follow up these incidents and prosecute those responsible.”

Another load of rubbish was also recently found dumped in Mossiface Bushland Reserve, near Bruthen; a trailer load of tyres, an old TV and other household rubbish.

Parks Victoria staff would be very interested to hear from anyone who has information about this or any other rubbish they find dumped in parks or reserves.

All information will be treated confidentially.

Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

Recent Stories

Ancient Aboriginal rock-art sites conserved in the Grampians National Park

Tuesday 28 April, 2015
Six ancient and culturally significant Aboriginal rock-art sites have been the focus of conservation works this month in the Grampians…

Look out for sky high deliveries to Grampians

Thursday 23 April, 2015
Parks Victoria is using aerial support to help with the upgrade of the popular Sundial and Lakeview lookouts in the…

Picnic again at Scotts Beach

Monday 20 April, 2015
Work is beginning this week on a range of visitor facility improvements at Scotts Beach in Cobram Regional Park to…

Anzac Eve commemoration at Maldon

Thursday 16 April, 2015
Commemorations to mark the centenary of Anzac Day will take place near Maldon on the evening of 24 April 2015.…

Young Adult program builds more than confidence at Werribee Park

Tuesday 14 April, 2015
A Victoria Police initiative to support young people in Melbourne’s west saw participants involved in the renovation of the Parterre…

Camp connects group to nature at Cape Conran

Monday 13 April, 2015
“It is hard to express how good it is for us to have the opportunity to experience such a beautiful…

View all media releases