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Victoria’s parks are home to over 4300 native plants and 948 native animals with many of these species now only found in these parks. 

Ecosystems

Victoria has a diverse range of ecosystems. While many of these areas have been heavily changed by humans, Victoria’s park system has been setup...

Endangered species

All plants and animals rely on other species for survival. Most commonly this is where one animal eats another or when plants rely on animals...

Fact files

The following fact files will help you learn more about some of Victoria’s native plants and animals. Animals Australian Fur Seal Brushtail Possum Brush-tailed Rock...

Managing our parks

Through effective environmental and visitor management, Parks Victoria is dedicated to preserving and enhancing the natural and heritage values of the parks, bays, and waterways....

Pests

A pest is any unwanted organism that has moved into an area that it previously wasn't found in. They can be introduced to a new...

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Southern Brown Bandicoot Protection Program

06 Jan 2017

Parks Victoria are implementing a pest control and monitoring program to protect the Southern Brown Bandicoot, Isoodon obesulus obesulus, within a number of reserves within Southern Gippsland. The Southern Brown Bandicoot Protection Program was created as a requirement by the former Linking Melbourne Authority (LMA) as part of the Peninsula…

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