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Australian Alps – a Unique International Destination

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 13 June 2008

NOTE: Embargoed until 1pm EST 15 June pending an announcement at the Australian Tourism Exchange in Perth on 15 June at 10.10 am WST.

Attention: News editors, Chiefs of staff, environment reporters

“It’s great to see that all the hard work over the last 12 months or so has paid off for the benefit of everyone in the Australian Alps Region”. This was the reaction of Peter Jacobs to the announcement that the Australian Alps Region has been recognised as a National Landscape and will be marketed to potential tourists from overseas as a unique Australian destination.

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Visitors have high expectations!

Australian Alps Visitor Management Workshop at Thredbo 12-14 May

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 9 May 2008

Attention: News editors, Chiefs of staff, environment reporters

The Australian Alps national parks (Aanp), in conjunction with the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), is holding a 3 day workshop on Visitor Experiences and Monitoring from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th May in the heart of the Australian Alps at Thredbo.

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Aboriginal gatherings in the mountains continue

Australian Alps Liaison Committee
Media release
Date: 9 May 2008

Attention: News editors, Chiefs of staff, environment reporters

A tradition that has been in place for thousands of years continued this week in Namadgi National Park in the ACT. Ten Aboriginal people whose traditional country covers the Australian Alps region came together for the first time as the Australian Alps Indigenous Reference Group to help guide co-operative projects right across the Australian Alps national parks.

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News from the Alps #36 | 2008

People working together for the Australian Alps

Australian Alps national parks

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coverno36It’s also important to realise that the profile of the Australian Alps is becoming much more significant on a global scale, so it makes sense to change the way we’ve been doing things…

…to another issue of news from the alps, a magazine which we aim to fill with a wide range of news and interesting information for all those associated with the Australian Alps. In this issue we look at survey work carried out in the Upper Cotter River as well as the ongoing race to gather captive husbandry knowledge of the threatened Corroboree frog.

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Re-Opening of Australian Alps Walking Track

Parks Victoria
Media release
Date: 7 February 2008

Immediate Release

Parks Victoria is pleased to announce that the sections of the Australian Alps Walking Track that were closed as a result of the 2006-2007 bushfires in the Alpine National Park have been re-opened to walkers.

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