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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.


Use this section to learn more about how Parks Victoria manages parks.

Role of a park ranger

The role of a park ranger is as varied as the parks and environments they manage. To get an idea of the many responsibilities of...

Types of Parks

Parks Victoria looks after over 4 million hectares of public land. Some of these areas are reserved to protect plants and animals whereas others are...

Park planning

What is a management plan? Management plans outline the vision, goals, measures and long-term strategies used in managing national and state parks. These are written...

Fire

Fire, both as a natural event and as used by Aboriginal people, has been a part of the Australian environment for thousands of years. It...

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Fire prevention works begin in Melbourne’s outer suburbs

30 Nov 2016

Work is underway on the seasonal program to reduce the risk of bushfires and grassfires across Melbourne’s outer suburbs to protect people, property and the environment. Parks Victoria staff are delivering the annual fuel reduction program to maintain 570 kilometres of fuel breaks and fire access tracks, slash grass and…

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