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Landmark Plan To Guide Victorian Parks And Reserves

   September 1st, 2018

The Andrews Labor Government will work with Gunaikurnai Traditional Owners to jointly manage 10 parks and reserves in Gippsland as part of Victoria’s first Joint Management Plan (JMP). Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and Gunaikurnai Traditional Owners today launched the JMP, which will


Lake Tyers State Park cultural mapping project

   March 23rd, 2018

Representatives from the Gunaikurnai joint management partners have been working together on a cultural mapping project in the Lake Tyers State Park, with help from a consultant archaeologist. Joint Management rangers and Parks Victoria staff this week attended final site inspections for the


Agencies working together to improve water quality in the Gippsland Lakes

   February 28th, 2018

Gippsland’s joint management partners GLaWAC, Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning have been working collaboratively with a range of other agencies to deliver projects that will help to improve water quality in the Gippsland Lakes. The projects...


Still time to have your say on Gippsland’s first draft Joint Management Plan

   December 5th, 2017

Groups and individuals with an interest in Gippsland’s parks and reserves and/or Aboriginal culture have just over a week left to provide feedback on the region’s first ever draft Joint Management Plan (JMP).


Victoria’s first draft Joint Management Plan released for public consultation

   October 13th, 2017

Gippsland’s Gunaikurnai people and the Victorian Government have reached an historic milestone with the release of the state’s first ever draft Joint Management Plan. The plan marks the culmination of three years’ work led by the Gunaikurnai Traditional Land Owner Management Board (GKTOLMB) in close


Gippsland’s first Gunaikurnai Joint Management Plan takes shape

   September 15th, 2017

A first draft of Gippsland’s first Joint Management Plan is nearing completion and is planned to be released for community consultation before the end of the year. The landmark plan, led by the Gunaikurnai Traditional Land Owner Management Board (GKTOLMB), has been in the making for three years


Sperm Whale Head visitor area upgrade highlights the benefits of joint management

   August 19th, 2017

Work is progressing on the upgrade of the Point Wilson Sperm Whale Head day visitor area, in the Lakes National Park. GLaWAC is leading the delivery of this project, working together with Parks Victoria under the joint management partnership, bringing together skills and experience from both


Fire workshop reignites the flame for cultural practices

   August 17th, 2017

The Gunaikurnai TOLMB was pleased to support GLaWAC in sending three Joint Management (JM) Rangers and Natural Resource Management (NRM) team members to Cape York to attend the recent National Indigenous Fire Workshop. Mick Farnham, Kobi Cook and Dylan Davies-Hood made the trek north last month to


Joint management plan development update

   August 7th, 2017

The Gunaikurnai Traditional Owner Land Management Board (GKTOLMB) has been working closely with GLaWAC and our Victorian Government partners to develop the first Gunaikurnai & Victorian Government Joint Management Plan for about two years now. During this me, we’ve heard from many Gunaikurnai


​Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Services – Call for Expressions of Interest

   February 7th, 2017

GK JMP User Group Summary Oct 2016

   October 21st, 2016

GK JMP User Group Timeline Oct 2016

   October 20th, 2016

May 2016 Media Release

   May 21st, 2016

Gunaikurnai people will be receiving an information pack their mail over the next week about joint management of parks and reserves, and coincides with the current round of Gunaikurnai meetings across the region. This is the full media release PDF.


May 2016 Q & A Summary

   May 21st, 2016

May 2016 Themes Leaflet

   May 21st, 2016

Gunaikurnai meetings in Gippsland May 2016

   May 20th, 2016

Gunaikurnai people will be receiving an information pack in their mail over the next week about joint management of parks and reserves, and it coincides with the current round of Gunaikurnai meetings across the region.


ABC Gippsland interview with Grattan Mullett - Chair of the GKTOLMB

   October 19th, 2015

Grattan Mullett, chair of the Gunairkurnai TOLMB, was interviewed by Sian Gard on ABC Gippsland’s Mornings program on 19 October 2015. He talked about the progress of work on the Draft Joint Management Plan for the 10 parks and reserves and invites input into the process...


Parks plan being developed

   October 14th, 2015

Important changes in the way 10 Gippsland parks and reserves will be managed are currently under discussion across the region. Gunaikurnai community members, along with Parks Victoria, visitors to the parks and other recreational users, are being asked for their input into the Draft Joint Management


PARK AND TOWN MEETINGS COMPLETE

   May 12th, 2015

The first round of meetings in parks and towns across Gippsland has been completed with the face to face discussions with Gunaikurnai people providing the project team with a much greater understanding of the community feelings and aspirations.


Park Joint Management Meetings Times and Locations PDF

   February 3rd, 2015

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