Greater Alpine National Parks Management Plan
Help plan the parks' future
Welcome to the planning page for the Greater Alpine National Parks. The planning area includes Alpine, Baw Baw, Errinundra, Mount Buffalo and Snowy River national parks, Tara Range Park, Avon Wilderness Park and Walhalla, Howqua Hills, Grant, Mount Wills and Mount Murphy historic areas.
A review of existing plans and information was undertaken in 2009 including advice from a number of interest groups, Traditional Owners and scientists. There has also been significant ccommunity discussion through open house meetings and on-line.
The DISCUSSION PAPERS and the public comments we received on them, FACT SHEETS, MAPS and other information that has been developed are available from the Resources page.
We want to hear from you!
The Draft Plan will soon be made available through this website. Once it is available you will be able to:
Download the plan as a pdf file.
Comment on the Draft Plan on-line.
- Email your thoughts to the planning team at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Send submissions to the Greater Alpine National Parks Planning Team, Level 9, 535 Bourke Street MELBOURNE VIC 3000
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Our previous planning page for the Greater Alpine National Parks - wePlan - had over 700 members and was visited by more than 50,000 users. If you were a user of wePlan, welcome to the new site. We hope you find it easy to use.
The Planning Team is looking forward to your feedback.
03 Dec 2013
Do you enjoy getting out in nature and discovering all that Victoria’s beautiful parks have to offer? Now you have a chance to help shape their future. Victorians are being invited to participate in the first state-wide online survey that has been developed to find out what people value most…
15 Nov 2013 7:00pm - 2 Mar 2014 9:00pm
Fun, low key club mountain bike racing held on Friday nights over the Summer
11 Dec 2013 6:00pm-8:00pm
Festive season has arrived! Why not kick off summer with family, friends and colleagues by signing up to Emma & Tom's annual Christmas Run? Put the stress of Christmas shopping aside to enjoy a fun afternoon by Albert Part Lake. Don't forget to bring your picnic blanket along with some…
11 Dec 2013 8:15pm-9:15pm
The bat count is held once a month at dusk when the whole colony of 10,000 -20,000 bats fly out to feed around Melbourne’s suburbs. New counters are very welcome and much appreciated. Experience is not necessary as training is provided on the night. Wear comfortable shoes for walking, dress…
14 Dec 2013 9:00am - 15 Dec 2013 5:00pm
Escape to the mountains for a dose of sub-alpine walking before Christmas!! Help out with some track marking and once you reach the summit, relax and soak up wonderful wilderness views. For those who are happy to camp there will be a base-camp at Native Dog Flat for at least…
It's a beautiful day at Braeside Park. This photo of the native wild parsnip bus...It's a beautiful day at Braeside Park. This photo of the native wild parsnip bush in flower in the heathland conservation area was taken earlier today. The area was burnt two years ago in an ecological burn and is looking magnificent.View post | Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14.46
A sincere thank you goes out to all of the dedicated volunteers who contribute t...A sincere thank you goes out to all of the dedicated volunteers who contribute their time and effort to the conservation of parks, gardens, rivers, caves and oceans around Victoria. We couldn’t do it without you. Happy International Volunteers Day.View post | Thu, 05 Dec 2013 12.03
Back from the Alpine National Park Bioscan - find out more about what it was lik...Back from the Alpine National Park Bioscan - find out more about what it was like in the field from ABC Rural | Bush Telegraph.Wildlife survey uncovers unique alpine creatureswww.abc.net.auCrayfish underneath alpine bogs, small mammals breeding themselves to death and native bees building a chimney can all be found in Australia's unique alpine environment.View post | Wed, 04 Dec 2013 15.29
If you’re looking for something a little different to do this Saturday 7 Decembe...If you’re looking for something a little different to do this Saturday 7 December then why not pack a picnic dinner, grab some chairs and bring the family to Days Mill Historic Farm, located at Days Road in Murchison, for a free movie night. Part of Activities in the Park, a series of free events that Parks Victoria runs in partnership with Greater Shepparton City Council from November till March 2014, the entertainment starts at 7.30pm with the Christmas themed movie ELF starring Will Farrell. For more information: http://bit.ly/1jiyOpJ Hope to see you there - Ranger Drue!View post | Wed, 04 Dec 2013 10.04
One of Victoria’s icon walks, the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing was officially...One of Victoria’s icon walks, the Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing was officially launched last weekend. This 37km 3 day/2 nights walk links the resort villages of Falls Creek and Mt Hotham in the Alpine National Park. For further information visit our website: http://bit.ly/IHQaPaView post | Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16.18