Many roads and tracks across north-east and eastern Victoria will close tomorrow, 6 June, including tracks across the Alpine National Park, Baw Baw National Park, Snowy River National Park and Mt Buffalo National Park.
Kinglake National Park staff and volunteers will be on hand over summer to help visitors enjoy their visit.
The public BBQ at Frank Thomson Reserve- which had not been working for some years – was removed in June following vandalism. There are no plans to replace it according to Trevor Graham, Ranger Team Leader, Parks Victoria.
The Australia Day long weekend saw many visitor hotspots inundated with rubbish in public and private bins around Murrindindi Shire.
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.
A new weed is invading Murrindindi Shire Council with council encouraging residents to remove it. Councillor for Natural Environment and Climate Change, Rebecca Bowles, said the South African weed orchid (Disa Bracteata) was first spotted in Kinglake after the 2009 Black Saturday bushfires. “At that time, Parks Victoria issued a weed alert. This plant is