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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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The Wonderful Workers of the Great South West Walk

14 May 2015

The contribution volunteers make to Victoria’s parks is being acknowledged during National Volunteer Week, 11-17 May. One of the most outstanding groups is the Friends of the Great South West Walk, a 250km trail in the southwest coastal corner of Victoria, and one of the longest in the state. This…

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