Point Nepean Master Plan Implementation
Work on delivering key actions from the Point Nepean Master Plan (2017) is well underway. Improved visitor facilities opened in 2020 and works are continuing this year with an interpretation project and new camping area.
The project includes:
1. Upgrade of Defence Road to Fort Nepean. This project delivered improved visitor safety and enabled bicycle access to Fort Nepean.
Works completed 2018
2. New visitor facilities at the Quarantine Station including seating, picnic and BBQ facilities with shelters and drinking water fountains.
Works completed 2020
3. An uplift of the Quarantine Station disinfecting complex and park-wide interpretation and storytelling.
Underway - completion due December 2022
4. A new pre-pitched tent camping experience at the Quarantine Station. The camping experience will consist of pre-pitched tents on platforms on the lawn outside the Quarantine Station, and will be especially designed for people new to camping. The experience will be designed for short stay camping.
Underway - completion due end 2022
$3.7 million State Government funding
Latest news - November 2021
Point Nepean Advisory Group - calling for community members
Parks Victoria is calling for members from the community to serve on the Point Nepean National Park Advisory Group, which will support park managers with advice on a range of strategic issues relating to the park.
Advisory group members will represent the cross section of community interests and will be selected on the basis of their skills and experience in the areas of conservation, cultural heritage, natural resources, land management, tourism, recreation, education and/or community service. The appointment term is for three years, meeting up to four times a year.
Applicants with appropriate skills and a strong interest in Point Nepean National Park are encouraged to apply. Documents are available below or by emailing PointNepean@parks.vic.gov.au.
Applications close Friday 10 December 2021
Keep up to date
Have questions or want to learn more about this project, contact us on:
Phone 13 1963
- Community and Stakeholder Engagement Summary Report (March 2017)
- Consultation Outcomes Report (September 2017)
Point Nepean Research and Education Field Station Project
A proposed field station, to be based in the national park, would be jointly established by Monash University and the University of Melbourne. It would be an interdisciplinary science research and education facility focused on coastal environments, climate change, history and culture, the arts and community engagement.
To support the planning of the proposed research and education field station at Point Nepean National Park, site investigation works are being undertaken in Point Nepean National Park Quarantine Station site begining Tuesday 29 June 2021.
- Point Nepean Conservation Management Plan, Non-Indigenous Cultural Heritage Volume 1 (2008) by Lovell Chen
- Point Nepean Conservation Management Plan, Non-Indigenous Cultural Heritage Volume 2 Appendix A & B (2008) by Lovell Chen
- Point Nepean Conservation Management Plan, Non-Indigenous Cultural Heritage Volume 2 Appendix C (2008) by Lovell Chen
- Point Nepean Conservation Management Plan, Non-Indigenous Cultural Heritage Volume 2 Appendix D-G (2008) by Lovell Chen
- Buildings data sheets (2007) by Lovell Chen and Wood & Grieve Engineers
- Point Nepean National Park Masterplan - Buildings site analysis report and drawings (March 2010) by TZG
- Point Nepean Quarantine Station Existing Buildings (March 2014)
- Draft Building Infrastructure Design Capacity (2013) by Meinhardt
- As-built drawings (2014) of Parks Victoria capital works
Storytelling and Interpretation
Any information contained in these documents is provided for general information only. Parks Victoria makes no warranty or representation as to the accuracy of any information contained in these documents. Many of the documents include concepts or suggestions from external consultants that have provided input into Parks Victoria's planning processes. Not all concepts or suggestions have been incorporated into the strategic directions for Point Nepean National Park. Any views or opinions expressed in these documents do not necessary represent the views or opinions of Parks Victoria. Parks Victoria shall have no liability for any statements, opinions, information or matters (express or implied) arising out of, contained in or derived from, or for any omissions from, or failure to correct any information in these documents.