Tribute paid to our Island and the World’s Rangers

Posted on 13/08/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

World Ranger Day on 31 July was a national and international event at Phillip Island Nature Parks with 3 celebrations and activities to commemorate and support Rangers around the world, including a visit from a group of Martu Rangers from Western Australia. Festivities began with a morning tea to raise awareness of the issues that Rangers around the world are facing.

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New environmental star on the horizon

Posted on 12/07/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks


At the entrance to Phillip Island’s Summerland Peninsula, where three distinct landscapes meet, the new Penguin Parade visitor centre has emerged out of what was once a car park.

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Community Embraces NAIDOC Week Celebrations

Posted on 12/07/2019 by Westernport Water, Bass Coast Shire Council and Phillip Island Nature Parks

Over 100 people attended the NAIDOC Week Celebration at the Cowes Cultural Centre based around this year’s theme of Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together for a shared future.

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Respect for Cultural Land Management

Posted on 08/07/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

RAP Launch May 29 2019 PH 29 of 33

Phillip Island Nature Parks’ Conservation Team is working on a new project to integrate Traditional Practices into the land it is privileged to manage.

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People power creates homes for penguins

Posted on 04/07/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

People Power

People power creates homes for penguins With the opening of the Nature Parks’ exciting new Penguin Parade visitor centre now only three weeks away, people power is transforming the surrounding landscape with a mighty revegetation project to create 6.7 hectares of extra habitat and new homes for over 1,400 Little penguins.

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Koala joey joy

Posted on 01/07/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Koala Reserve June 19

Phillip Island Nature Parks is delighted to announce the addition of a baby koala (joey) at the Koala Reserve, the first to be born at the Reserve since 2014.

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Posted on 01/07/2019 by Nature Paks on behalf of Bass Coast South Gippsland Reconciliation Group

FINAL Naidoc Week events

Bass Coast Reconciliation Network is proud to support NAIDOC Week and walk in truth through an exciting event program that features the talents and achievements of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community.

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Cape Barren Geese study commences

Posted on 28/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks


Phillip Island Nature Parks is supporting a ground-breaking collaborative research project to investigate the impact of Cape Barren geese on forage crops and renovated pasture on Phillip Island.

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The penguins are counting down

Posted on 27/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island’s iconic Penguin Parade, one of Victoria’s most popular tourist attractions, is now just four short weeks away from opening the doors to its exciting and visually breathtaking new visitor centre.

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Happy Feet in a Hostile World?

Posted on 11/06/2019 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Penguins are one of the most iconic taxonomic groups of wild animals, in the same league as polar bears, humpback whales, orangutans, and giant pandas. Despite their broad public appeal, penguin populations face a wide range of threats.

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