Back Row L-R Secretary – Margaret Hunter (Friends of Braeside Park/Edithvale Seaford Wetlands (FESWI); Laura Mumaw (Gardens for Wildlife (Victoria); Judith Baldacchino (Friends of Edwards Point); Nadine Gaskell (Gardens for Wildlife (Victoria); Lap Chieu [...]
A good crowd of 22 people attended the 2019 Annual General meeting and elected a new and enlarged committee. In opening the meeting Convenor Paul Strickland joked “in a Trumpian manner” that it was one [...]
Join the VNPA, VEFN and other environment groups on Thursday 28 November in Melbourne to demand real action for nature! It is very clear from the current state of Victoria’s environment that bold action is [...]
FriendsNET #104 September 2018 is now available. In this edition, you will find: Best Friend Award ceremony 2018; VEFN AGM to be held on Saturday 27 October; VEFN 2018 Victorian Election Position Statement; Election Position [...]
In this edition of FriendsNet, read about VEFN's new Constitution; nominate for the 2018 Best Friend Awards; Victorian Mallefowl recovery Group and new grants available and other stories.
An exciting project that takes a unique approach to weed and rabbit control is just one of many great stories in our February 2018 edition of FriendsNET.
Reports & Submissions
Parks Victoria is developing a state-wide Land Management Strategy "to guide and inform future planning and decision-making across the parks estate.” VEFN’s submission noted that while the document is described as mainly for internal use, it [...]
Constitutions can be fraught things, though they don’t need to be. They need to answer some important questions about an organisation and our current situation requires that we reconsider and decide these core questions.
We are pleased that the Strengthening Parks review is being undertaken and hope the results will lead to substantial improvements to the operation and future of parks in this state, particularly those managed by Parks Victoria.
The new biodiversity strategy, Protecting Victoria's Environment – Biodiversity 2036, is to be commended for its ambition to reverse the continued loss of biodiversity in Victoria, as well as for recognising the historic and contemporary actions that are the cause.