We respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of these lands and waters, their spirits and ancestors
Friends of Venus Bay Peninsula has closed as an incorporated group from November 2020.
This website will remain live until the end of August 2021 and we encourage you to download any information that you wish to keep. The website will not be updated during this time. Some of the information, such as Plant of the Month, will be available online in future via the Venus Bay Community Centre website www.vbcc.org.au.
Welcome to the online home of the Friends of the Venus Bay Peninsula. The Venus Bay Peninsula is in South Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. It is home to endangered native flora and fauna which our group was formed to help protect. Please join us in our quest to preserve this special environment.
About Friends of Venus Bay Peninsula
A volunteer community group that aims to:
- Protect and enhance the natural environment of the Venus Bay peninsula.
- Provide information to all levels of government and the local community about indigenous flora and fauna of the Venus Bay peninsula.
- Work in partnership with local, state and federal organisations on policies and initiatives that will protect and enhance the natural environment of the Venus Bay peninsula.
- Seek funding and manage projects that support the aims above.
All illustrations by Christine Larsen (www.christinelarsen.net). Photographic images provided courtesy of Birdlife Australia, Parks Victoria, Jono Dashper, Ian McGill, Lorraine Norden, Mae Adams, Bruce Atkin, Craig Brunnen, Nick Volpe. We have made every effort to obtain copyright and moral permission for all images. Please advise us of any errors or omissions.
FVBP acknowledges the support of the Victorian government’s Coastcare program, that recognises the significant contribution of our volunteers to coastal management and provides advice, encouragement and funding for many of our projects.