Fox-free Phillip Island to save bandicoots from extinction

Posted on 18/09/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

When Phillip Island Nature Parks launched its Fox Eradication Program in 2006, the vision was to protect Phillip Island’s biodiversity and wildlife, and work towards an environment free from the destruction wrought by the European red fox. This vision has become a reality with the historic announcement that Phillip Island is now fox-free, paving the way for a release of the critically endangered Eastern Barred Bandicoot.

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From the Ocean Floor to Life on the Land - School Holidays

Posted on 14/09/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

What do pineapples under the sea and boiling billy tea have in common? They’re both a part of Phillip Island Nature Parks’ school holiday programme for the upcoming Spring school break.

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Penguin Parade sustains storm damage

Posted on 04/09/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Penguin Parade sustains storm damage

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Vice-regal visit to Phillip Island

Posted on 14/08/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Members from right across the local community welcomed the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd), and Lady Cosgrove at a host of activities and receptions on Phillip Island on Sunday 13 August.

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Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve Takes Two on Tackling Marram Grass

Posted on 31/07/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Winter is often a time for good waves, but members of the Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve Working Group recently took a morning off surfing to continue their efforts of assisting with dune restoration at Cape Woolamai.

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Discover the benefits of Volunteering with the Nature Parks

Posted on 27/07/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The benefits of volunteering are well known: it leads to a healthy lifestyle, helps build communities, develops personal skills and experience and it can create real change. The Nature Parks’ new Volunteer Program is set to deliver all of these benefits and more to its dedicated band of current volunteers, as well as attract new recruits to some exciting upcoming volunteer opportunities.

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Nature Parks June Board Update

Posted on 12/07/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29 June to undertake some strategic planning sessions, review existing projects and welcome new staff and business partners.

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May Board Update

Posted on 16/06/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Wednesday 31 May to evaluate a range of future budget and investment initiatives, review existing projects, and announce the Nature Parks’ new Food and Beverage partner.

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Royal Weekend at the Antarctic Journey

Posted on 01/06/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks are celebrating the Queen’s Birthday Long Weekend (10-12 June) in style with their own Royal Weekend at the Nobbies Centre. Held in the icy realms of the Antarctic Journey, the Ice Queen and her Princess have decreed that right royal fun will rule in their domain with some cool winter games and activities.

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New Penguin Parade Visitor Centre waddles one step closer to reality

Posted on 12/05/2017 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The vision for the new Penguin Parade Visitor Centre is another step closer to becoming a reality as Phillip Island Nature Parks calls for expressions of interest for the construction of this landmark building.

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