Nillumbik Shire Council will spend $450,000 on an program aimed at protecting natural values by reducing the impact of weeds, fox and deer on private and public land in the south-eastern part of the Shire.
The Turnbull coalition government has backed Banyule City Council’s concerns that tunnelling under Banyule Flats for the North East Link could threaten endangered plant, animal and vegetation species at Banyule Swamp and Banyule Billabong.
David Nugent, Director Fire and Emergency, Parks Victoria, and Forest Fire Management Victoria officers urge visitors keep safe and follow campfire guidelines after responding to 45 unattended campfires on public land this winter.
With the ‘War on Waste’ gaining momentum, Murrindindi Shire has joined the chorus for change by dropping its $10 per cubic metre fee for taking scrap metal to the Shire’s Waste Recovery Centres, effective immediately.
Yarra Ranges Shire Council has installed more than 2000 solar panels on its buildings across the municipality, dramatically reducing its carbon footprint and saving hundreds of thousands in bills.
A wedge-tail eagle has attacked a chihuahua, Kinglake local Mitch Bartlett told Tony Jones on 3AW Mornings with Neil Mitchell
At this week’s Council Meeting in Alexandra Murrindindi Shire Council resolved to form two new advisory panels and ‘take a more focused approach to our environment and sustainability,’