The Great Forest

An ancient Australian forest invites us into her rapidly changing world where rare life is discovered and inevitable death unfolds.

Narrated by Joy Murphy Wandin AO, Senior Wurundjeri elder of the Kulin nation.

Written and Directed by environmental advocate and documentary filmmaker, Marli Lopez-Hope.

Mountain Ash Forests

A short film about the Mountain Ash forests found in the Central Highlands of Victoria.

Presented by Prof. David Lindenmayer, AO FAA
Produced by Science at ANU

Why it is time for the Great Forest National Park

An explanation on the importance of the Central Highlands region to the biodiversity of the region, the city of Melbourne’s water supply, and the many endangered species that call the area home.

Presented by Prof. David Lindenmayer, AO FAA

The Great Forest National Park - A visision for Victoria

Spectacular vistas, towering trees, and diverse wildlife, make the Great Forest National Park a breathtaking site to behold. But the region is slowly being devastated. It’s time to preserve this area for the future.

The Science behind the Great Forest National Park

Prof. David Lindenmayer AO FAA explains the science that makes the preservation of this area through the creation of the Great Forest National Park critically important.


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The Great Forest National Park is a large complex proposal, covering environmental impacts and the conservation of wildlife, economic benefits to the area and more. Visit our FAQ for more information.

Frequently Asked Questions
The traditional custodians of this country include the Bunurong (Boon Wurrung), Gunaikurnai, Taungurung (Daung warring) and Wurundjeri indigenous Australians. We acknowledge this land belongs to the sovereign people of the First Nations. This land was stolen from them and their sovereignty was never ceded. This park conservation plan is subject to ongoing discussions and approvals with relevant clans and corporations and fully supports and recognises all their cultural rights, control and access.


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