Following the devastating fires that hit East Gippsland this summer, Buchan Caves Reserve is ready to offer the popular underground cave tours again from Saturday 7 March 2020, in time for the long weekend.
Parks Victoria has re-opened Budj Bim National Park in the state’s south-west following a significant bushfire that started on 30 December 2019.
In the interest of public safety, the opening date for domestic firewood collection on Barmah Island will be delayed until mid-March to avoid potential dangerous weather conditions.
The Autumn Firewood Collection Season for 2020 starts across Victoria on Sunday 1 March and closes on Tuesday 30 June.
The Autumn Firewood Collection Season for 2020 starts across Victoria on Sunday 1 March and closes on Tuesday 30 June. Domestic firewood on public land is a limited resource that needs to be carefully managed. Future collection from Parks Victoria managed land will be subject to access and supply.
Parks Victoria has today announced the release of the Strategic Action Plan: Protection of floodplain marshes in Barmah National Park and Barmah Forest Ramsar site [2020-2023], a four-year program to protect the Barmah Forest for current and future generations.