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Friends of Werribee Park

The Friends of Werribee Park (FOWP) supports an altruistic environment for volunteers enabling the development of skills and knowledge for individual growth supporting our quest for excellence and optimum effectiveness at Werribee Park. FOWP members are committed to each other and to the best interests of Werribee Park and are valued for their contribution.

The Friends of Werribee Park (FOWP) is constituted to:

  • support and assist Werribee Park management and staff in their pursuit of providing a world class tourism venue at Werribee Mansion and surrounds
  • assist in the maintenance and development of all facets of Werribee Park
  • ensure that the heritage and historic values of Werribee Park are preserved
  • ensure that the natural flora and fauna and the developed grounds of Werribee Park are protected and preserved
  • provide education and information to the community about the role and importance of Werribee Park to Victoria’s cultural heritage.

For more information from Parks Victoria, contact the Werribee Park Volunteer Liaison Officer, Helen Hopkins on (03) 8734 5171.


Contact details

Address: 320 K Road, Werribee VIC 3030
Contact: Sue Thompson (Secretary)



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Illegal wood collecting results in machinery seized

17 Oct 2016

Parks Victoria have seized machinery from a Gippsland man for allegedly removing wood illegally from the Glenmaggie Nature Conservation Reserve. An investigation led to the seizure of machinery items used for removing wood from an area not designated for the collection; removal of wood and wildlife habitat destruction. Parks Victoria’s…

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What Was That!

9 Sep 2016 8:00pm - 29 Oct 2016 8:00am

Fun scary play based on the history of the Mansion. Follow the actors throughout the Mansion and the story unfolds as you move from room to room.

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Down to Earth

24 Sep 2016 8:00pm - 17 Dec 2016 8:30pm

Down to Earth is a theatrical production performed at the Werribee Park farm at night. Set in 1862 it combines the history of the farm with interactive comedy and scary elements. Suitable ages 10 and up. Dates available 24 sept, 14, 22 October, 4 November 9 and 17 December.

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Lost Lands

29 Oct 2016 8:00am - 31 Oct 2016 7:00am

A ticketed event that provides lots of activities and entertainment for the whole family. Accommodation including camping, glamping and VIP suites available.

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Wilsons Promontory National Park Conservation Action Plan

29 Oct 2016 11:00am-12:00pm

Come along to hear about the Wilsons Promontory Conservation Action Plan, a new approach designed to improve the health of ecosystems at the Prom. An informative and interactive session presented by Phil Pegler, Manager - Environment & Conservation and Jim Whelan, Ecological Restoration Project Officer.