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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. 


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.


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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Toorourrong Reservoir Park spring re-opening

14 Jul 2015

Whittlesea’s fabulous new $5.1 million Toorourrong Reservoir Park is looking good after six months of construction effort by Parks Victoria, Melbourne Water and the City of Whittlesea. District Manager, John Williamson said the top picnic spot for Melbourne’s northern suburbs was looking great but a little muddy after all the…

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