Latest News, Events and Happenings

For the latest News, Events and Happenings from across the Australian Alps national parks and reserves click through to our News and Events page or browse our current and back catalogue of  ‘E-Blast’ Monthly updates and ‘News from the Alps’ E-magazines

What is the Australian Alps National Parks Co-operative Management Program?

This short video explains our vision and mission in bringing people together, including stakeholders, communities and park agency staff from across the state and territory jurisdictions and boundaries united in a common goal to protect the important natural, cultural and community values of the Australian Alps  national parks. The Alps Program which has been operating now for 35 years is an important piece of the Australian Alps management framework.

The Alps Partnership

Mountain pygmy possum | Jon Harris photography In 1986, with the signing of the first Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), NSW, Victoria, ACT and Australian government national park authorities formally agreed the national parks in the Australian Alps should be managed cooperatively to protect the area’s special character. Through this spirit of cooperation the Australian Alps Liaison Committee (AALC) was formed to ensure that the parks and reserves in the Alps are managed as one biogeographical entity to protect them for generations to come.
Learn more about how the area is managed

Strategic Plan 2019 – 2022 for the Australian Alps national parks Co-Operative Management Program

The Alps Strategic Plan 2019-22 was endorsed by the Australian Alps Liaison Committee at its last meeting in June 2019. The Plan sets the framework for the Alps program for the next 3 years establishing the vision and mission and reflecting the current on ground priorities for the Alps program within the theme of ‘People Working Together’ and the 4 key core value areas of Environment; Cultural Heritage; Connecting People; and Program Management. The new Strategic Plan can be found here: Strategic Plan 2019-2022 for the Australian Alps national parks Co-Operative Management Program – 2019