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Park Secrets

For those people that are a little time poor, be it Melbournites or visitors with a limited travel schedule, this ‘guide’  is an absolute must and will certainly point you in all the right directions.  The deck of cards feature 52 of Victoria’s best parks and nature reserves and contains maps, directions and potential activities […]

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Grampians Flood update

Following the recent heavy rains and ensuing floods, many of the parks in Victoria have closures in place. Either full closures like the You Yangs or partial closures such as the Grampians. In regards to the Grampians, a huge amount of the park took a beating – with landslides and road collapse hitting the top […]

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ESTA

Since we discussed Mobile Phones and Emergency Numbers we received a few queries as to who exactly is the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) and what is their function. In Victoria the emergency service dispatch and call-taking for police, metropolitan ambulance, and both rural and metropolitan fire services, is handled by the Emergency Services Telecommunications […]

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Parks Victoria Entry changes

Just reminding everyone using our walking guidebooks that entry to all Victorian parks (managed by Parks Victoria) is now free. This came into effect on the 01 July 2010 and marks a major policy shift for Parks Victoria. Wilsons Promontory National Park Point Nepean National Park Werribee Park Mount Buffalo National Park Baw Baw National […]

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