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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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Winter fun awaits at Mt Donna Buang this snow season

24 Jun 2016

Snow season is just around the corner and with snow expected any day, Mount Donna Buang is almost ready for snow seekers to grab their toboggans and head up the mountain. Situated east of Melbourne near the town of Warburton, Mount Donna Buang is just under a 2-hour drive from…

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