Lake Tyers State Park Camping and Access Strategy

Thursday 23 July, 2020

Parks Victoria and Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) are seeking final input into the Lake Tyers State Park Camping and Access Strategy following two years of extensive stakeholder and community engagement. 
 
The Lake Tyers State Park Camping and Access Strategy consultation period has provided both Parks Victoria and GLaWAC with valuable insights into the current usage patterns and the desired future direction for park visitation.
 
The strategy is focusing on three key components being day visitation and camping sites; vehicle and boating access, fishing and walking tracks.  It also identifies current facilities offered and considerations for future improvements while prioritising protection of the cultural and environmental values of the park.
 
Parks Victoria and GLaWAC welcome further community input into the Lake Tyers Camping and Access strategy by visiting the Victorian Government’s Engage Victoria Website.
 
Provide your submission by Sunday 20 September 2020 at https://engage.vic.gov.au/lake-tyers-strategy
 
Quotes attributed to Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation Chief Executive Officer Roger Fenwick

“Lake Tyers State Park is significantly important to the Gunaikurnai community due to its remarkable Aboriginal cultural heritage.”
 
“We understand this park is popular with many visitors who come for its natural beauty and recreational opportunities including excellent fishing and bush camping locations.”
 
“This is now the time for us to consider the future management of Lake Tyers State Park to ensure a balanced approach for all visitors.”
 
Quotes attributed to Parks Victoria Regional Director Eastern Victoria Chris Corbell

"The Lake Tyers State Park camping and access strategy was developed to ensure balanced and representative views of the community.”
 
“A park that could still be enjoyed for camping, fishing, boating and walking, while significantly reducing potential impacts on the land, water and cultural heritage.” 
 
ENDS


Media enquiries

Gareth Rees

Mobile: 0417 067 706

gareth.rees@parks.vic.gov.au

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