The Government withdrew the Lal Lal Falls section from public sale, and 90 hectares were permanently reserved in 1865 as 'Lal Lal Falls Scenic Reserve'; from 1877 until 1964, the Scenic Reserve was under the control of a committee of management of representatives of the Shire of Buninyong and the City of Ballaarat (Gazette 1964).
Tourism at Lal Lal Falls experienced its zenith when it was associated with the annual Lal Lal Races and, with their cessation in 1938, the Lal Lal Falls Scenic Reserve experienced continued stagnation and general decline of visitor numbers.
1984 Draft Management Plan for Lal Lal Falls Scenic Reserve, Department of Applied Biology and Environmental Sciences, Ballarat College of Advanced Education, Ballarat.
Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith today announced $180,000 funding to improve visitor facilities and help protect the environment at the popular Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve in South Gippsland.
Agnes Falls Scenic Reserve is one of South Gippsland s most popular tourist attractions, boasting Victoria s highest waterfall, Mr Smith said.