Nature conservation

Parks, reserves and protected areas

New parks

This page shows parks and reserves that have been created since July 2008. The list is sorted by the date the new
park was gazetted or created by legislation.

Parks and reserves created since July 2008

Name of new park Date created Size (hectares)
Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve (formerly Ben Halls Gap National Park) 7/06/2016 3018
Khappinghat National Park (formerly Khappinghat Nature Reserve) 7/06/2016 2020
Cobaki Nature Reserve 15/01/2016 70.237
Edmondson Regional Park 05/03/2015 48.25
Thalaba Nature Reserve (formerlyThalaba State Conservation Area) 21/11/2014 30.96
Mount Davies Nature Reserve (formerly Mount Davies State Conservation Area) 21/11/2014 340.2
Frogs Hole Nature Reserve (formerly Frogs Hole State Conservation Area) 21/11/2014 77
Fladbury Nature Reserve (formerly Fladbury State Conservation Area) 21/11/2014 114
Belmount Nature Reserve (formerly Belmount State Conservation Area) 21/11/2014 209.8
Everlasting Swamp National Park 21/11/2014 1636.93
Warrambool State Conservation Area 16/08/2013 12298
Ukerbarley State Conservation Area 16/08/2013 465
Malabar Headland National Park 07/12/2012 17.29
Berowra Valley National Park (formerly Berowra Valley Regional Park) 10/09/2012 3876
Yerranderie Regional Park 30/03/2012 470
Dharawal National Park (formerly Dharawal State Conservation Area) 26/03/2012 6508
Carrabear Nature Reserve 01/01/2012 181
Cullunghutti Aboriginal Area 28/10/2011 67.78
Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area 03/03/2011 3650
Gandangara State Conservation Area 03/03/2011 6.945
Macquarie Marshes State Conservation Area 03/03/2011 2392
Doodle Comer Swamp Nature Reserve 21/01/2011 890.7
Mungo State Conservation Area 01/01/2011 5700
Woodsreef Community Conservation Area 01/01/2011 330.6
Watsons Creek Community Conservation Area 01/01/2011 334.8
Wallabadah Community Conservation Area 01/01/2011 5.82
Tingha Plateau Conservation Area 01/01/2011 3414
Serpentine Ridge National Park 01/01/2011 354.4
Sappa Bulga National Park 01/01/2011 120.9
Rocky Glen National Park 01/01/2011 483.3
Hobden Hill National Park 01/01/2011 830.4
Goulburn River State Conservation Area 01/01/2011 359.4
Crooked Creek National Park 01/01/2011 735.7
Adelyne State Conservation Area 01/01/2011 147.7
Young Nature Reserve 01/01/2011 453
Wingadee Nature Reserve 01/01/2011 304
South West Woodland Nature Reserve 01/01/2011 13716
Paddington Nature Reserve 01/01/2011 6682
Jindalee National Park 01/01/2011 1076
Jimberoo National Park 01/01/2011 1161
Gilwarny Nature Reserve 01/01/2011 1221
Combaning State Conservation Area 01/01/2011 741
Bendick Murrell National Park 01/01/2011 1784
Bedooba State Conservation Area 01/01/2011 1720
Balowra State Conservation Area 01/01/2011 1718
Cobbora State Conservation Area 24/12/2010 2261
Cooleburba State Conservation Area 17/12/2010 434.6
Toorale National Park 26/11/2010 30,866
Toorale State Conservation Area 26/11/2010 54,385
Back Arm Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 91.05
Bango Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 409
Belmount State Conservation Area 13/08/2010 209.8
Bubalahla Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 417.6
Burwood Creek Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 33.5
Cookbundoon Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 527
Gillindich Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 1253
Kerrawary Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 368.7
Mares Forest National Park 13/08/2010 700
McClouds Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 204.4
Mount Davies State Conservation Area 13/08/2010 340.2
Narrangarril Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 104.6
Nuggety State Conservation Area 13/08/2010 1148
Oakdale Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 14
Pomaderris Nature Reserve 13/08/2010 99.7
Thalaba State Conservation Area 13/08/2010 30.96
Barwon Nature Reserve 06/08/2010 4048
Barwon State Conservation Area 06/08/2010 3009
South Solitary Island Historic Site 06/08/2010 11.07
Ginghet Nature Reserve 06/08/2010 6239
Ti-Tree Lake Aboriginal Area 09/07/2010 10.44
Lachlan Valley National Park (formerly Kaylarr National Park) 01/07/2010 11,085
Lachlan Valley Nature Reserve (formerly Goonawarra Nature Reserve) 01/07/2010 437
Lachlan Valley State Conservation Area (formerly Kaylarr State Conservation Area) 01/07/2010 15,935
Murrumbidgee Valley Nature Reserve (formerly Narrandera Nature Reserve & Yanga Nature Reserve) 01/07/2010 1,844
Murrumbidgee Valley National Park (formerly Yanga National Park) 01/07/2010 47,464
Murrumbidgee Valley State Conservation Area (formerly Yanga State Conservation Area) 01/07/2010 33,890
Murray Valley National Park 01/07/2010 38,631
Murray Valley Regional Park 01/07/2010 10,263
Euston Regional Park 01/07/2010 3,274
Kemendok National Park 01/07/2010 9,874
Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park 01/07/2010 1,197
Lachlan Valley Regional Park 01/07/2010 1,536
Capertee National Park 25/06/2010 2,839
Goolawah National Park 21/05/2010 534
Goolawah Regional Park 21/05/2010 57
Bungonia National Park 21/05/2010 770
Abercrombie River State Conservation Area 21/05/2010 965
Wiarborough Nature Reserve 21/05/2010 2024
Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park 22/04/2010 428
Warrabah National Park 11/09/2009 407.1
Burral Yurrul Nature Reserve 04/09/2009 1342
Clybucca Aboriginal Area 10/07/2009 310.00
Mullengandra State Conservation Area 15/052009 258.00
Minimbah Nature Reserve 06/03/2009 130.30
Woomargama State Conservation Area 30/01/2009 7,120.00
Page last updated: 16 January 2017