Nature Parks CEO resigns to take up leadership role in parks management

Posted on 20/12/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The CEO of the Nature Parks has resigned his position to take up the role of CEO of Parks Victoria.

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November Board Update

Posted on 14/12/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The Phillip Island Nature Parks Board met on Wednesday 30 November to receive updates on major developments, recognise the ongoing contribution of the Nature Parks’ Research department, acknowledge the success of local organisations and congratulate the organisers of the annual Shearwater Festival.

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Penguin Chirpy Chicks waddling further afield

Posted on 30/11/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Following the success of the pilot “Chirpy Chicks” program in 2015/16, Phillip Island Nature Parks’ Education Rangers will be able to deliver this inclusive learning experience to an even greater number of students, thanks to funding from ExxonMobil Australia.

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Nature Parks a White Ribbon Workplace

Posted on 28/11/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

White Ribbon Australia seeks an Australian society in which all women can live in safety, free from violence and abuse. Phillip Island Nature Parks supports this goal and was pleased to acknowledge White Ribbon Day on Friday 25 November with the news that the Nature Parks is now an accredited White Ribbon Workplace.

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Hooded Plovers in need of our help

Posted on 24/11/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The summer of 2015/16 was a record breaking year for Phillip Island’s population of Hooded Plovers, a threatened shorebird species that lives and breeds on many of our local beaches. A total of 17 Hoodies fledged (became independent) during that last breeding season, and this number may prove to be a hard act to follow.

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Three new Island EcoBoat tours set to make a splash

Posted on 03/11/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

Phillip Island Nature Parks is set to launch 3 new tours on its high speed EcoBoat, which has been thrilling passengers with its exciting, up-close wildlife encounters since December 2014.

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Penguins Plus wins National Landscape Architecture Awards

Posted on 28/10/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

The award-winning Penguins Plus viewing platform has continued on its winning way as it received the Award for Excellence in Tourism at the 2016 National Landscape Architecture Awards, held at the National Arboretum Canberra yesterday.

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Phillip Island’s National Surfing Reserve Takes Marram Grass to Task

Posted on 25/10/2016 by Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve

Members of the Phillip Island National Surfing Reserve Working Group recently spent a morning learning about and assisting with dune restoration at Cape Woolamai.

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Nature Parks welcomes Governor of Victoria

Posted on 19/10/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

It’s a long way from Government House to Antarctica, however The Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria and Mr Anthony Howard QC enjoyed a virtual journey to the remote continent as they experienced the exciting new Antarctic Journey attraction at the Nobbies on Tuesday evening.

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$58m Visitor Centre For Penguin Parade Waddling Up Fast

Posted on 11/10/2016 by Phillip Island Nature Parks

A new visitor centre for Phillip Island’s much-loved Penguin Parade is a step closer with the appointment of Terroir as principal architect.

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