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Community consultation and planning

Community involvement is a vital part of planning and managing parks and reserves in Victoria. Commenting on draft park management plans, strategies and other reports is one way of engaging with park planning and improving the outcomes for parks and reserves. Parks Victoria invites all members of the community whether as individuals or members of organisations to comment.

 

Now open for community involvement

Albert Park Master Plan  

A master plan is being drafted to set a 20 year vision for Albert Park to guide it through the next stage of its history. The plan will be developed during 2014.  

Visit www.albertparkmasterplan.com.au 

Grampians Peak Trail Master Plan

Parks Victoria, in partnership with Grampians Tourism and Tourism Victoria is developing a master plan for the Grampians Peaks Trail, a 144 km long-distance walking trail in the Grampians National Park which will extend from Mt Zero in the north through to the township of Dunkeld in the south.

Greater Alpine national parks draft management plan

Written submissions are invited and all submissions will be carefully considered in preparing the final management plan. Submissions close on Monday 25 August 2014.

Shipwreck Coast Master Plan

Parks Victoria, in partnership with Corangamite Shire, Moyne Shire and Tourism Victoria, is developing a master plan for the 28 km stretch of coast from Princetown to Port Campbell, including the Port Campbell National Park and Bay of Islands Coastal Park.

Visit www.shipwreckcoastmasterplan.com.au


 

 

The first get together of the new Friends of Vaughan Springs Click to view the news RSS feed.

New Friends for Vaughan Springs

23 Jun 2014

Around thirty people met for lunch and discussion at Vaughan Springs recently to mark the start of its new Friends group. Parks Victoria’s Noel Muller and Heritage Officer Catherine Bessant were also there to discuss the group’s ideas and work program. Friend’s member Jenny Morton says they now have about…

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National Tree Day plantings

27 Jul 2014 9:30am-1:30pm

Friends of Dandenong Valley Parklands invite you to join them in planting shrubs under the trees in Shepherds Bush next to Nortons Park. BBQ lunch provided. Families welcome.

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The First Shot Commemoration

5 Aug 2014 11:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday 5 August 2014 marks the 100 year anniversary of the first shot fired in the British Empire in World War I. This shot was fired from Coastal Artillery Gun Emplacement 6 at Fort Nepean on 5 August 1914 at 12:45pm, just 3 hours 45 minutes after war was declared…

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The Melbourne Mega Bat Count

6 Aug 2014

The Grey-headed Flying-fox is the largest flying-fox (also known as a fruit bat) species in Australia. Each month the Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology conduct the monthly bat count at Yarra Bend Park at dusk on the Wednesday evening closest to the risen full moon. This data is critical…

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Heart Foundation Walking - Park Walk

6 Aug 2014 10:00am-11:00am

Enjoy the fresh air of this beautiful park and get an insight into the park’s fascinating history, flora and fauna. This free guided walk run by Friends of Tarra Bulga National Park will lead you across the famous Corrigan Suspension Bridge which stretches through the rainforest canopy, and on either…