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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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Upcoming opportunities

Mobile Trading in Parks and Reserves

EOI 201703 Calling all culinary creators, mobile microbusinesses, street eats and coffee aficionados. Parks Victoria is offering over 10 mobile trading locations across the state for local businesses to provide goods to park visitors.

Opens 14 August 2017

Lower Yarra River On-water Food and Beverage Trial

EOI 201705 Melbourne’s lifeblood, the Yarra River welcomes close to 40 million visitors to its banks each year. As a part of a commercial review, Parks Victoria are inviting businesses to apply for an on-water food and beverage trial, available in a number of Yarra River locations, this summer.

Opens 14 August 2017

Cape Otway Lightstation

EOI 201702 At the centre of the internationally acclaimed Great Ocean Road touring route is the spectacular Great Otway National Park and Cape Otway Lightstation. A hub of activity, the precinct is bursting with relics of a bygone era and Aboriginal sites of cultural significance.

Opens August 2017

Cape Schanck Lighthouse Reserve

EOI 201704 Located on the southernmost tip of the Mornington Peninsula and flanked by majestic cliffs, peaceful bushland and the vast Bass Strait, the Cape Schanck Lighthouse reserve is a beautiful location and an important landmark which continues to guide vessels around the Victorian coastline as it has done since 1859.

Opens late 2017

Past Expressions of Interest

Yarra Bend Park restaurant venue and Studley Park Golf Course

EOI 44405 Yarra Bend Park restaurant venue and Studley Park Golf Course In a beautiful bushland setting in Kew, just minutes from Melbourne’s CBD the...