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Grants Picnic Ground, part of the Sherbrooke Forest in the Dandenong Ranges National Park is a popular destination for tourists looking for pristine s
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No More bird feeding at Grant’s Picnic ground
Parks Victoria has finally acted after years of complaints from the community and will stop people from feeding birds at Grants Picnic Ground from February 2020.
The long-awaited decision was made after Parks Victoria noticed the feeding had attracted cockatoos and birds of prey over the smaller, more colourful birds.
The birds have wreaked havoc in the hills, chewing at property and structures including verandas, fences and powerlines.
Upwey’s Kaz Mackay made legal history in 2008 when she fought her insurance company after it refused to uphold her claim for damage caused by the cockatoos.
The Victorian Ombudsman ruled that she should be fully compensated.
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