Media Releases 2013

Posted on 31/01/2013 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks has received the international Green Flag Award in the program’s inaugural year in Australia and New Zealand.

The Green Flag Award is an international award which assesses the quality of parks across a number of categories, including safety, quality of facilities, management of the environment and historical features, and as great places for people to visit.

One of only 12 Green Flag Award recipients across Australia and New Zealand, the Nature Parks is well known for its leadership in environmental and heritage conservation.

Matthew Jackson, CEO of Phillip Island Nature Parks, expressed pride in receiving the award. “We are delighted to have been successful in attaining the Green Flag Award for Phillip Island Nature Parks.

“The award recognises the quality of our visitor services, our efforts in environmental management and conservation, and our engagement with the local community.”

David Clarke, CEO of Parks Forum the Green Flag accreditation agency, congratulated Phillip Island Nature Parks on attaining the award and said that it should consider itself alongside some of the world’s highest quality parks.

“It’s great to see Phillip Island Nature Parks formally recognised on the world stage. Local visitors, as well as national and international tourists, can be sure that they will be visiting a great park,” he stated.

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