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Victorian Government announces large investment in Great Otway National Park
The Victorian Government has announced $2.5 million to improve visitor facilities at three popular sites within the Great Otway National Park.
Victorian Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio announced that Maits Rest, Melba Gully and the Cape Otway Lightstation will benefit from upgrades that will be delivered by Parks Victoria in 2019.
The investment comes as regional Victoria continues to experience an increase in nature-based tourism.
Maits Rest, a rainforest area that receives 150,000 visitors each year, will have its popular 800-metre boardwalk upgraded with a contemporary design that will conserve its unique environment.
There will also be improvements to the site’s walking tracks, pedestrian bridges, viewing platforms, carpark and visitor interpretation signage.
Melba Gully, known as the Jewel of the Otways, will undergo general improvement works and be a key destination for visitors during the works at Maits Rest.
Cape Otway Lightstation, which includes mainland Australia’s oldest surviving lighthouse, will receive upgrades to its carpark and toilet facilities.
Stretching from Anglesea to Princetown and up through the Otways hinterland, the 100,000-hectare Great Otway National Park is one of Victoria’s largest and most important environmental and tourism locations.
18th September 2018 - New Parks Victoria Act looks to strengthen park management
7th September 2018 - Victorian first as traditional landowners take on park management
29th August 2018 - Glamping trial to begin in Victorian National Parks
12th December 2017 - Parks Victoria to employ 53 new Rangers
22nd August 2017 - Hidden cameras reveal native species of the Great Otway National Park
9th September 2016 - Otway Fly marks 13th anniversary
27th January 2016 - Parks Victoria introduces beach wheelchair at Wilsons Promontory
22nd April 2015 - World’s protected natural areas receive eight billion visits a year
12th October 2014 - New tourism activities in national parks threatens natural heritage
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