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Nature Parks Board Update - May and June 2021

Posted on 14/07/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met in May and June 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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NAIDOC 2021 calls to Heal Country

Posted on 01/07/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Bass Coast Reconciliation Network wishes everyone a happy NAIDOC and encourages everyone to consider this year’s theme of Heal Country! – which calls for all of us to continue to seek greater protections for our lands, our waters, our sacred sites and our cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.

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Nature Play and Art Display at Koala Conservation Reserve

Posted on 28/06/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Imaginative nature play is the order of the day at the Koala Conservation Reserve, with a brand new nature play area opening on Saturday 26 June, just in time for the school holidays.

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Calling the Curlews Home

Posted on 28/06/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is committed to playing a lead role in the conservation of threatened species for Victoria and Australia and is delighted to welcome two young Bush Stone-curlew birds to the Koala Conservation Reserve this month.

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Phillip Island Nature Parks Board Appointed

Posted on 25/06/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Victorian Government has announced the new Board for Phillip Island Nature Parks, (PINP) which operates the beloved Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Reserve, Churchill Island Heritage Farm and Antarctic Journey at the Nobbies Centre.

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Reconciliation takes action

Posted on 28/05/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Bass Coast Reconciliation Network thanks the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community for their generous sharing of experiences and wisdom on National Sorry Day 26 May and wishes everyone happy National Reconciliation Week.

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Walk for Reconciliation

Posted on 24/05/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Bass Coast Reconciliation Network invites everyone to come together for two significant events to learn, heal and explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation.

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Nature Parks helping save endangered species

Posted on 21/05/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

As the world recognises Endangered Species Day on Friday 21 May, Phillip Island Nature Parks is proud to play our role in assisting to bring species back from the brink of extinction.

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A second chance for three little penguins washed ashore

Posted on 14/05/2021 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Three little penguins have been given a second chance at life after being washed ashore along the Mornington Peninsula in recent wild weather.

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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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