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Healthy Parks – Wealthy People

  For many years the various organisations that have run Victorian Parks have had an objective of increasing visitor numbers. The most recent incarnation, Parks Victoria, has gained a new objective – a greater proportion of Parks expenditure is to be raised from users and less is to be provided through government budgets. Are the […]

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Falcons Lookout Trail Improvements

Last December Glenn Tempest wrote a blog (Problems with Falcons Lookout and Ironbark Gorge Carpark) commenting on the awful state of the walkers/climbers trail into Falcons Lookout at Werribee Gorge State Park. This trail is one of the most heavily used in Victoria and can see anything up to 60 people use it a day. […]

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Grampians Walks – So What’s Exactly Open and What’s Not

Keeping up with what’s open and what’s not in the Grampians is handy to know and save’s a long drive, not to mention a disappointment.  Below are some links that can help you plan your next trip to the Grampians this month. Central Grampians walks 2012-01-18-Central-Walks-Grampians-National-Park Northern Grampians walks 2012-01-18-Northern-Walks-Grampians-National-Park Southern Grampians walks 2012-01-18-Southern-Walks-Grampians-National-Park Wartook […]

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Melbourne’s Western Gorges On Sale Now

Great news. Our newest title, Melbourne’s Western Gorges, arrived in our warehouse this morning and will be in the shops from tomorrow. Authored by Glenn Tempest, this is the first in a new A5 series of walking guides to regional areas around Victoria. Melbourne’s Western Gorges covers 20 walks in the Brisbane Ranges National Park, […]

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