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Expressions of Interest

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Manage your business against some of Australia’s most beautiful backdrops. From bluestone-lined oat mills to cliff-tottering light stations, majestic hill top manors to quaint cafes, Parks Victoria offers some of the most iconic locations and venues for lease and licence opportunities in Australia.

With a balance of community, recreational and commercial prospects, our natural estates offer opportunities for staging events, art spaces, business tenancies, restaurants and cafes, retail spaces, accommodation, education and training and more.

We are looking for innovative entrepreneurs, business owners or experienced operators with a desire to help share the benefits and shape the future of Victoria’s park estate.

For more information about business opportunities with Parks Victoria:

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Current Expressions of Interest

Glamping Trial

EOI 201802 Glamping in Parks and Reserves. Bringing the best of design and freedom together, glamping (a fusion of glamour and camping) offers a temporary sanctuary honouring both the need for comfort and adventure without sacrificing some of life’s little luxuries.

Past Expressions of Interest

Mobile Trading Trial in Parks and Reserves

EOI 201703 Status: Successful mobile traders - Alfies, Mountain Tucker, Gourmet Creacion, Oscar Vintage Coffee Van, Ahh Coffee, Sliders on Tyers and Food Coma, appointed. Note: Remaining opportunities at Brimbank…

Cape Otway Lightstation Precinct

EOI 201702 Status: EOI closed. Successful stage 1 applicants notified. EOI Stage 2 in progress.Cape Otway Lightstation PrecinctIn the centre of the internationally acclaimed Great Ocean Road touring route and…

Lower Yarra River on-water food and beverage trial

EOI 201705 Status: Successful Yarra River operators, Arbory Afloat and Supafish appointed.Yarra River TrialMelbourne’s lifeblood, the Yarra River welcomes close to 40 million visitors to its banks each year. As…

Yarra Bend Park restaurant venue and Studley Park Golf Course

EOI 44405 Status: EOI closed. Preferred proponent, Diners Choice Pty Ltd.Yarra Bend Park restaurant venue and Studley Park Golf CourseIn a beautiful bushland setting in Kew, just minutes from Melbourne’s…