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Free Entry To Phillip Island For Local Heroes

Posted on 08/05/2021 by State Government of Victoria

Local heroes who fought devastating bushfires in Victoria and who continue to work at the frontline during the coronavirus pandemic will have free access to Phillip Island’s attractions for a month.

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Short-tailed shearwater study solves late arrival mystery

Posted on 07/05/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

New location tracking data has solved the mystery of where hundreds of thousands Short-tailed Shearwaters spent several weeks before making a late return to Phillip Island in 2019.

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Island Koala Joey first in the wild since 2007

Posted on 03/05/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks rangers at the Koala Conservation Reserve were recently delighted by a visit from a wild mother koala and her male joey just in time for Wild Koala Day on 3 May.

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Trackers help scientists unlock the feeding secrets of penguins

Posted on 27/04/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Marine scientists have attached sensors described as ‘penguin Fitbits’ to Phillip Island’s little penguins to follow their journey into the ocean to discover how they search for food at different stages of their lives.

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Shearwater chicks prepare for take off

Posted on 16/04/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is asking for community support as Short-tailed Shearwater chicks begin emerging from their burrows to leave our shores and undertake their incredible migration to waters around Alaska.

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Wild weekend weather affects Little Penguins

Posted on 12/04/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks and Melbourne Zoo’s Marine Response Unit are responding to reports of Little Penguins washing up on Phillip Island and Victorian beaches after the weekend’s severe weather conditions.

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Nature Parks Community Open Day a Hit

Posted on 15/03/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

It was record numbers at Phillip Island Nature Parks’ tenth annual Community Open Day as locals came out in support to enjoy the fun and sunshine.

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Nature Parks Chooses to Challenge Inequality

Posted on 04/03/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks has a lot to celebrate on March 8, International Women's Day, with a mighty team of females making their mark from the boardroom to the beaches.

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February Board Update

Posted on 03/03/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met in February to discuss a range of issues and opportunities, and continue its ongoing review of policies, compliance responsibilities and strategic planning as set out under its governance framework. The highlights of these meetings are outlined below.

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Nature Parks says thank you with Community Open Day

Posted on 01/03/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks team is delighted to invite our beloved community to their tenth annual Community Open Day on Sunday 14 March 2021.

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