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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

First growth after the Wye River fire Click to view the news RSS feed.

Parks Victoria opens popular visitor sites in the Otways

12 Feb 2016

Parks Victoria has reopened a number of key visitor sites and walking tracks in the Great Otway National Park following rehabilitation works and containment of the Wye River fire. Parks Victoria Eastern Otway Ranger Team Leader Peter Hay said risks assessment teams had inspected the popular visitor areas and had…

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