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Friends of Werribee Park

The Friends of Werribee Park (FOWP) supports an altruistic environment for volunteers enabling the development of skills and knowledge for individual growth supporting our quest for excellence and optimum effectiveness at Werribee Park. FOWP members are committed to each other and to the best interests of Werribee Park and are valued for their contribution.

The Friends of Werribee Park (FOWP) is constituted to:

  • support and assist Werribee Park management and staff in their pursuit of providing a world class tourism venue at Werribee Mansion and surrounds
  • assist in the maintenance and development of all facets of Werribee Park
  • ensure that the heritage and historic values of Werribee Park are preserved
  • ensure that the natural flora and fauna and the developed grounds of Werribee Park are protected and preserved
  • provide education and information to the community about the role and importance of Werribee Park to Victoria’s cultural heritage.

For more information from Parks Victoria, contact the Werribee Park Volunteer Liaison Officer, Helen Hopkins on (03) 8734 5171.

 

Contact details

Address: 320 K Road, Werribee VIC 3030
Contact: Sue Thompson (Secretary)
Email: friendsofwerribeepark@gmail.com

 

 

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What's on at Albert Park

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The Father's Day Bike Ride

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You Yangs Mountain Bike Club - Cressy Descent 2015

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Friends of Kooyoora Wildflower Show

19 Sep 2015 9:30am - 20 Sep 2015 5:00pm

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