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Conservation volunteers

Park Champions offers you the opportunity to volunteer in some of Victoria’s most beautiful places. Park Champions is a partnership between Conservation Volunteers Australia and Parks Victoria. 

As a Park Champion you can volunteer one day a week in and around Melbourne or you can spend a week with a team of volunteers in some of Victoria’s most famous national parks. You could be involved in tree planting, weed removal, flora and fauna monitoring, track construction, seed collection and more

Volunteer one day a week

Volunteer and feel alive as you contribute to the health of parks in and around Melbourne, including:

  • Cheetham Wetlands
  • Yarra Bend Park
  • Woodlands Historic Park
  • Dandenong Ranges National Park
  • Braeside Park

Week-long projects

Explore and enjoy these parks when you go away with a team of volunteers to one of Victoria's famous national parks, including:

  • Great Otway National Park
  • Grampians National Park
  • Alpine National Park
  • Cape Otway Lightstation
  • Great Dividing Trail
  • Great Ocean Walk – starts in the Great Otway National Park and goes to Port Campbell National Park
  • Baw Baw National Park

It’s easy to get involved. Simply visit the Conservation Volunteers Australia's online booking system for a list of Park Champions projects and locations.

Volunteers at Shepherds Bush National Tree Day 2013 Click to view the news RSS feed.

Discover Some Living History on National Tree Day

17 Jul 2015

The Friends of Dandenong Valley Parks and Parks Victoria are inviting the community to be part of living history on National Tree Day at Shepherds Bush on Sunday 26 July 2015. Many of Victoria’s oldest and most significant trees are found in parks and reserves across the state, including massive…

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What's on for 2015-2016 at Albert Park

1 Jul 2015 12:00am - 30 Jun 2016 12:00am

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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Healesville/Coranderrk Walk: Learn about Wurundjeri history & Coranderrk Mission

3 Aug 2015 2:00pm-4:00pm

During Wurundjeri Week, Wurundjeri Council will be running various tours on Wurundjeri Country to educate the public on different aspects of Indigenous and Wurundjeri culture. Coranderrk Mission still holds great significance to the Wurundjeri people as well as tribes of the Kulin Nation. Discover how it came about, the people…

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Fitzroy Walking Tour: To learn about contemporary Indigenous culture and aspirations

4 Aug 2015 10:30am-12:30pm

During Wurundjeri Week, Wurundjeri Council will be running various tours on Wurundjeri Country to educate the public on different aspects of Indigenous and Wurundjeri culture. Facilitated by Uncle Colin Hunter Jnr and starting from the fig tree on Nicholson St Fitzroy (across from top of Gertrude St). Learn about the…

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Merri Creek Trail, Darebin: Learn about Wurundjeri history and the Batman Treaty

4 Aug 2015 2:00pm-3:30pm

During Wurundjeri Week, Wurundjeri Council will be running various tours on Wurundjeri Country to educate the public on different aspects of Indigenous and Wurundjeri culture. Only one treaty was ever made with Aboriginal people, and that was the Batman Treaty with the Wurundjeri people, although it was not recognised by…