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Kookaburra awards

Parks Victoria Kookaburra Awards

Held every second year, the Kookaburra Awards seek to:

  • Recognise and honour individuals and groups who have made an outstanding voluntary contribution to Victoria's park system.
  • Raise awareness of the extent and importance of community involvement in Victoria's park system.
  • Encourage community involvement in the future conservation and use of the park system.

Award categories

  • Conserving Special Places (group)
  • Connecting People and Parks (group)
  • Providing Benefits Beyond Park Boundaries (group)
  • Individual Achievement Kookaburra Award (individual)

Trophies are presented to award winners and all nominees  receive a letter of congratulations and a certificate of encouragement for their nomination. 

 

 

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Kings Billabong and Merbein Common improvements please all

26 Mar 2015

Upgrades to park areas at Kings Billabong and Merbein Common have been well received by locals and visitors alike. The upgrades are just part of a much bigger project improving visitor facilities in River Red Gum parks from Mildura to Cobram and beyond. A new concrete boat ramp and an…

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What's on for March in Albert Park

1 Mar 2015 - 31 Mar 2015

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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Westerfolds parkrun

28 Mar 2015 8:00am-9:00am

parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families, prams and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the…

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Grampians Naturewise Experience

30 Mar 2015 8:30am - 1 Apr 2015 6:00pm

Come join our Grampians Naturewise holiday experience in Victoria! You'll join park rangers to track and protect the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales. Go behind the scenes and enjoy the breathtaking landscape with local walks while assisting with endangered species monitoring. The Grampians National Park has recently captured footage of a rare…

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Free Family Fun Day

31 Mar 2015 10:00am-3:00pm

Visitors will enjoy the many childrens activities including craft, games, potting plants and story telling. Join in with Andy's Antics as he wanders around the garden. Cafe Vireya and the local primary school will once again be supplying catering.