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Parks Victoria is a statutory authority, created by the Parks Victoria Act 1998 and reporting to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change; Minister for Suburban Development, The Hon Liliana (Lily) D'Ambrosio MLA, and Minister for Ports; Minister for Roads and Road Safety, The Hon Luke Donellan MLA.

Our responsibilities under the Parks Victoria Act 1998 are to manage the State’s parks, reserves, waterways and other public land including a representative system of terrestrial and marine national parks and marine sanctuaries. It is also the Local Port Manager for Port Phillip Bay, Western Port and Port Campbell and the Waterway Manager for the Yarra and Maribyrnong rivers.

Contact details

Administrative Offices
Level 10, 535 Bourke Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000 AUSTRALIA
Phone +613 8427 2001
ABN: 95 337 637 697


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Who we are

Parks Victoria is a statutory authority, created by the Parks Victoria Act 1998 and reporting to the Minister. We are responsible for managing an expanding...

Our Ministers

Under the Parks Victoria Act 1998, Parks Victoria’s responsibilities are to provide services to the state and its agencies for the management of parks, reserves...

Valuing Victoria's Parks report

Victoria’s parks are highly valued by the community. They provide open space, stunning landscapes, habitats to protect flora and fauna and areas to conserve cultural...

Healthy Parks Healthy People

Healthy Parks Healthy People is a global movement that recognises the fundamental connections between human health and environmental health. Growing scientific evidence and generations of...


Select a category All Annual Reports Management plans and strategies NCR Management Statements Other publications Visitor guides and maps Visitor guides (accessible versions) Research and...

Tenders and notices

Advertised tenders and expressions of interest for contracts and other public notices placed by Parks Victoria are listed here. Tenders are also listed on


Vacancies are advertised in major metropolitan newspapers, listed on this website under vacancies and on Seek. We conduct recruitment programs, including an Aboriginal program, as...

Nancy Millis Science in Parks Award

Parks Victoria award to recognise the role of science in managing Victoria’s parks To recognise the substantial contribution of the late Professor Nancy Millis to...

Doing business with us

There is a range of ways in which businesses and other organisations work with Parks Victoria, from sponsorship and grants to the provision of goods...

Richies Hut new toilet facility Click to view the news RSS feed.

Its out with the old and in with the loo!

11 Apr 2017

It’s out with the old and in with the ‘loo’! Visitors heading to the historic Ritchie’s Hut in the Howqua Hills Historic Area, Alpine National Park these Easter holidays can look forward to a brand new toilet. The new toilet replaces an old timber pit toilet which although in character…

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