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Parks Victoria delivers environmental programs, research and projects as well as planning and much more to ensure the parks are healthy and resilient for current and future generations. 

Plans and projects underway

Albert Park Master Plan Albert Park Master Plan A master plan is being drafted to set a 20 year vision for Albert Park to guide


Parks Victoria manages a diverse and representative network of parks that are home to more than 4,300 native plant species and 948 native animal species.

Aboriginal joint management

Joint management is a term used to describe a formal partnership arrangement between Traditional Owners and the State where both share their knowledge to manage

Bushfire management

As part of managing Victoria's parks and reserves, Parks Victoria supports the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to prepare for, fight and

Bays and waterways

A number of government departments and agencies share responsibility for our bays, rivers and ports. We are the local port manager of Port Phillip, Western

Legislative Framework

Victoria’s parks and reserves system has been established over the past 120 years through the efforts and commitment of a wide range of organisations and

Applications, licences and permits

A number of specific activities in parks and reserves require a permit or license, and in some cases fees apply. In most cases you must

Firewood collection

The Spring 2015 Firewood Collection Season is open from 1 September to 30 November 2015. During the season firewood can be collected for personal use

Beekeeping on parks and reserves

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is responsible for the administration of apiary sites on public land and the development of

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Celebrate the Mallee’s rich biodiversity with a bit of time in nature

17 Sep 2015

Spring is here and it is the perfect time to get outdoors and celebrate the wonders of nature in Victoria’s parks during National Biodiversity Month, held every September. Parks Victoria Acting Chief Executive Chris Rose says parks play a vital role in protecting Australia’s rich biodiversity that includes many plant…

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