Breeding season arrives for Phillip Island’s seal colony

Posted on 06/10/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

November heralds the start of the breeding season for Australian fur seals on Seal Rocks and throughout Bass Strait. This also means that last year’s pups are being weaned before the new arrivals, so between October and December young seals start having to fend for themselves.

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Art exhibition celebrates iconic Nobbies landmark

Posted on 20/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island’s glorious rock formation known as the Nobbies has inspired millions of visitors over the years, and perhaps none more so than the band of artists whose artistic impressions will be on display in the Nobbies Centre from 19 September to 9 October.

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Phillip Island Nature Parks Board update – August 2016

Posted on 12/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Wednesday, 31 August to review a range of significant planning items, receive updates on major developments, approve the Annual Report and to acknowledge the continued success of the Penguins Plus experience.

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Nature Parks contributes $498 million to Victoria’s economy

Posted on 12/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks has significantly exceeded expectations of its economic contributions to the state of Victoria and the Bass Coast Shire region, according to the latest economic modelling of the Nature Parks’ 2015/16 financial year result performed by Ernst and Young.

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Kinder by Torchlight Evenings at the Cowes Early Learning Centre

Posted on 08/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Rangers from the Environment and Education departments at Phillip Island Nature Parks recently continued the tradition of introducing our youngsters to the joys of their natural environment and our incredible wildlife by helping to run the Kinder by Torchlight evenings at the Early Learning Centre in Cowes.

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Calling all Superheroes these school holidays!

Posted on 06/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

If you’ve got a budding Superhero at home, you can take them down to the Antarctic Journey for some Superhero training these school holidays.

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Spring is a Festive time for Seniors on Phillip Island

Posted on 01/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is helping to celebrate Victorian Seniors Festival, an event held to honour seniors across the state, the contribution they make to their families and communities, and to encourage them to get out and participate. What better way to do this than with an exclusive Buy 1 Get 1 Free offer?

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Marine conference delegates visit Phillip Island

Posted on 01/09/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Coastal and marine advocates from across Australia recently attended the 2016 Coast to Coast Conference in Melbourne, with a view to better understand and respond to coastal and marine issues and sustainable outcomes.

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Mums ‘n’ Kids camping weekend

Posted on 30/08/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

How does a weekend outdoors without smart-phones, tablets, phablets and lap-tops sound? If that sounds like a great plan, then it’s time for Mum and the kids to pack their bags, grab the tent and spend a couple of fun-filled days of safe, supervised camping with a whole bunch of great activities!

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September Superhero Training and Holiday activities

Posted on 30/08/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

If you’ve got a budding Superhero at home, you can take them down to the Antarctic Journey for some Superhero training these school holidays.

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