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GEG Housing Strategy Submission 2023

This is the submission from Gippsland Environment Group regarding the proposed housing developments around Paynesville in particular

Next Meeting : 2nd March 2023

Location : The Stables Cafe, Service St, Bairnsdale ( upstairs ) Time : 1 p.m. Members and public are welcome. Please send an RSVP email to if you plan on coming.

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About Friends of the Gippsland Lakes Inc.

The Friends of the Gippsland Lakes, Parks and Reserves is an independent, non-profit, membership-based group that acts as a voice for the vast environmentally important Gippsland Lakes system, from Sale to Lakes Entrance. As human impacts and environmental changes increase we provide opportunity for everyone to have a say in the future of our lakes. […]

FoGL Submission on Inquiry into Control of Invasive Animals on Crown Land

FOGL calls on the Government to act to protect our National Parks and public land for their natural values and biodiversity. Recreational hunting has no place in our National Parks. FoGL Submission on Inquiry into Control of Invasive Animals on Crown Land

FOGL Submission to the Victorian Legislative Council

It appears to FOGL that under the current regime we are destroying critical habitat and putting our precious biodiversity at risk under the misguided and unfounded assumption that doing so will protect private property, when overwhelmingly the scientific evidence indicates burning the bush will NOT achieve this protection. This seems seriously flawed and will lead […]

Plans to Protect and Rehabilitate the Silt Jetties into the Future

FOGL members gathered along the Silt Jetties recently to hear from Parks Victoria’s Sean Phillipson, Manager for Regional Delivery, about plans to protect and rehabilitate this special part of the Gippsland Lakes. As a stakeholder having had major projects along the Silt Jetties for ten years, FOGL was involved in workshops regarding their future held […]