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VCAT win for Ajax Road Grassland

VCAT win for Ajax Road Grassland

We’ve just now heard the great news, we’ve won at VCAT! The developer’s application to subdivide and clear all the vegetation on the northern half of the Ajax Road Grassland site has been refused. The 35 hectares of Ajax Road Grassland gets to stay and do what it...

Development Victoria pushes for grassland clearing at Cairnlea

Development Victoria pushes for grassland clearing at Cairnlea

A significant 1.2 hectares of grassland is set to be cleared under Development Victoria's current proposal for "Section G" of Cairnlea in Brimbank. The three patches of grassland have good stands of Kangaroo Grass and include known populations of the critically...

Geelong Strategic Assessment risks fast-tracking environmental loss

Geelong Strategic Assessment risks fast-tracking environmental loss

The stakes are high. The Geelong Strategic Assessment is going to fast-track the development of 6000 hectares that includes endangered grassland, grassy woodland and the Moorabool River. Developers stand to make windfall profits at the cost of the environment. The...

A new list of Victorian grassland flora

A new list of Victorian grassland flora

The Grassy Plains Network has put together a new list of the flora of Victoria's grasslands. The list contains 615 species from across the Victorian Volcanic Plain and Riverina. We hope it will be useful and of interest. This is a work-in-progress, aiming to expand...