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Chalet maintenance program well underway as a new ‘Vision’ for Mt Buffalo is revealed

To read our blog from November 2016 on the ‘story so far’, and for further background to the items discussed below, please click here. As…

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Point Nepean National Park Draft Master Plan

Parks Victoria is currently undertaking a review of the Point Nepean National Park Master Plan ‘to reflect government policy and community views.’ As taken from…

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Mt Buffalo Chalet’s future still in doubt

Many Victorians have fond memories of visiting Mt Buffalo Chalet as a child or an adult. It is a place synonymous with recreation and leisure,…

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Five things we learnt about heritage in Victoria in 2015

1. In 2015 there were more than 20 heritage amendments put forward by local government in Victoria but there are still gaps in heritage protection…

National Trust seeks commitment on heritage issues in lead-up to state election

On 28 August, the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) issued a series of questions to the leaders of the major parties in the lead-up to…

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Quarantine Station development at Point Nepean National Park

The National Trust has serious concerns that the successful EOI for the redevelopment of the Quarantine Station at Point Nepean has the potential to turn…

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Fuel reduction target threatens significant landscapes

A Victorian Government bushfire policy is set to drastically change the character of some of the significant landscapes classified by the National Trust, and the…

The Mountain Ash Treasury

The economic argument for the Great Forest National Park is gaining traction.  The Central Highlands forests are a public asset that should be managed to…

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Mount Buffalo Chalet: more than just a picture postcard

Heritage Victoria has conditionally approved a permit for the proposed works at Mount Buffalo Chalet. The permit allows for conservation works to the main Chalet…

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Ecological interdependence and the Great Forest National Park

As part of a series of short essays on environmental governance, we applied the conceptual framework of ecological interdependence to test the proposed model for…