Victorian National Parks Association Podcast

Victorian National Parks Association Podcast

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From the 1969 Little Desert Campaign to the 2002 Creation of a System of Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries in Victoria - a world-first.


Marine National Parks podcast episode 1: Putting Marine National Parks on the map, walking around Port Phillip Bay
Apr 27 • 38 min
The Bay is our point of departure into the creation of Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries in Victoria. Our first episode looks broadly at at a wider environmental context including the bay’s social and geological time — because Port Phillip Bay is very…
Marine National Parks podcast episode 2: From underwater photography to a canopy of care
Apr 27 • 31 min
This episodes brings together a number of perspectives to outline how particular natural spaces - in our case the underwater world - entered the public imagination of Victorians and sparked a political discussion that led to their wider protection. We…
Marine National Parks podcast episode 3: Ground works -organising the community
Apr 27 • 40 min
In this episode we celebrate the achievements that the Victorian community has initiated over the past decades including the creation of our system of Marine National Parks and sanctuaries in 2002. We pay our tribute to the political legacy of previous…
Marine National Parks podcast episode 4: Community advocacy and stakeholder engagement today
Apr 27 • 17 min
National Parks are one of the few mechanisms that we have that protect “whole ecosystems,” which is different to looking at individual threatened species. From a natural resource management perspective our Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries are sites…
Marine National Parks podcast episode 5: Shaping of coastal policy and the legacy of the 1969 Little Desert campaign in Victoria
Apr 27 • 22 min
90% of Victorian coast is public land, and community organisations like the Victorian National Parks Association are committed to keep it like this. In this episode we further explore which role political processes have played in protecting nature as well…
Marine National Parks podcast episode 6: Nyamat Meering / Sea Country - Visiting Gunditjmara Country in South-West Victoria
Apr 27 • 50 min
In this our final episode on the marine environment of Victoria, we take a seat inside a workshop that took place in 2019, focused on partnerships between organisations and groups that are caring for country, Sea Country. We’ll explain what is known as…
Little Desert podcast episode 1: Historical background of the 1969 Little Desert dispute
Sep 29, 2018 • 23 min
The campaign to protect the Little Desert in the late 60’s contributed dramatically to the changing of the political landscape in Victoria. The campaign became a key part of Victoria’s environmental history. In this episode we will unpack the historical…
Little Desert podcast episode 2: Historical background of the 1969 Little Desert dispute - continued.
Sep 29, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode, we explore the rise of environmental consciousness in Australia and relationship between urban and regional groups. We will hear from environmental historian Don Garden and gain a deeper understanding of the broader social context of the…
Little Desert podcast episode 3: The Little Desert today
Sep 29, 2018 • 30 min
Although it is now protected as a national park, time does not stand still in the Little Desert. Even to this day the region remains a hotbed for social and environmental innovations in Victoria. In this episode we will look beyond the Desert’s dramatic…
Little Desert podcast episode 4: Nature conservation and environmental policy making in Victoria today - the legacy of the 1969 Little Desert dispute
Sep 29, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode we will talk about the implications of the Little Desert Dispute for us in Victoria today. We will hear from Matt Ruchel, Executive Director of the Victorian National Parks Association (VNPA). The VNPA, which was heavily involved in the…