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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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Park rangers celebrated on World Ranger Day

21 Jul 2016

The fantastic conservation work that park rangers do in Victoria and across the globe is being celebrated for World Ranger Day on Sunday 31 July. Parks Victoria Chief Executive, Bradley Fauteux said: “This is a wonderful opportunity for us to acknowledge rangers and other field staff who do such a…

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