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2011-07-11 PDF (220 kB) Nature fund is a triple winner - carbon and nature and jobs - A biodiversity fund of almost $1 billion, announced on the weekend as part of the federal climate package, has been warmly welcomed by an alliance of 10 environment organisations in Victoria. Read more 2010-11-19 PDF (0 kB) Environment alliance welcomes Habitat 141 funding - A commitment by the Brumby Government to inject $7 million into one of the biggest environmental projects in Victoria has been welcomed by an alliance of leading conservation groups. Read more 2010-02-04 PDF (122 kB) Saving nature in a changing climate - Saving nature in a changing climate - A free community forum being held at the 2010 Sustainable Living Festival on Sunday, February 21, 1-2.30pm, BMW Edge theatre, Federation Square. Read more 2009-12-08 PDF (72 kB) 50 year vision brings hope for Victorian environment - An alliance of leading environment groups today welcomed a 50-year vision to reverse the loss of nature and reconnect the landscape. Read more 2009-12-04 PDF (14 kB) Boobook Declaration: Environment groups call for action in 2010 International Year of Biodiversity - The Victoria Naturally Alliance has joined 40 environment groups from across Australia to call on the Australian Government to act decisively to protect biodiversity in 2010, the United Nations International Year of Biodiversity. Read more 2009-10-21 PDF (144 kB) Victoria facing wave of extinctions - The Victoria Naturally Alliance has expressed alarm following the release of new research showing that in northern and central Victoria, two thirds of woodland bird species have declined dramatically over the past five years. Read more 2008-05-08 PDF (53 kB) Whittlesea Red Gum woodland must be protected - The Victoria Naturally Alliance has called on the State Government and Whittlesea Council to protect the McDonalds Road Red Gum woodland from future development. Read more 2008-05-01 PDF (64 kB) Babbler extinction a call to action - The local extinction of a once common bird species from the Mornington Peninsula is another sign the State Government needs to boost spending on restoring and protecting habitat for threatened species. Read more 2008-04-06 PDF (26 kB) Victoria running out of time to save threatened species - An alliance of eight environment groups has warned Victoria is fast running out of time to save many of its native plants and animals threatened with extinction. Read more 2008-01-21 PDF (48 kB) Local councils desperate for state support to overturn biodiversity crisis - Local councils are frustrated by a lack of State Government funds and resources to battle Victoria's growing biodiversity crisis and are crying out for help in the face of climate change. Read more 2007-11-01 PDF (53 kB) Catchment report card reveals failing environment - An alarming report card from a Government advisory body has revealed Victoria's catchments are in dire condition and in need of urgent help. Read more 2007-09-07 PDF (45 kB) Threatened species list a wake-up call for government - The number of Victorian animals threatened with extinction is a wake-up call for the State Government to produce some big ticket items through its current Land and Biodiversity White Paper inquiry. Read more 2007-08-17 PDF (57 kB) Project Hindmarsh a springboard for large-scale restoration - A pioneering tree planting program near Nhill that has successfully linked Victoria's Big and Little deserts and this week celebrates its 10th anniversary should be used as a springboard for much larger nature conservation projects across the state. Read more 2007-07-04 PDF (56 kB) Inquiry reveals widespread fears - Submissions to the first stage of the State Government's Land and Biodiversity White Paper inquiry have revealed widespread fears for the state of Victoria's environment. Read more 2007-05-21 PDF (45 kB) Victoria needs to rise to biodiversity challenge - On the eve of the UN's International Day for Biological Diversity eight environment groups have joined forces to call on the State Government to redouble efforts to enable Victorians to protect and restore wildlife habitat. Read more 2007-04-23 PDF (53 kB) White Paper offers hope for wildlife - The State Government's Land and Biodiversity White Paper process has the potential to undo the damage done by nearly 200 years of land clearance and habitat destruction in Victoria, an alliance of eight peak environment groups said today. Read more