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Applications, licences and permits

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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 obtain a permit to hold an event in a park. Contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963 for details.

In addition to the most common permits and licenses listed in this section, you may also find information about permits on some park pages where applicable.

Permits to conduct research in National Parks or under the Wildlife Act 1975 and Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 are available from the Department of Environment and Primary Industries.

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Bay fish sightings point to healthy Marine National Park

16 Apr 2014

The discovery of increasing numbers of the rare western blue groper in the Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park is one of a number of encouraging signs that reefs in this protected marine environment are in very good condition. Previous surveys by Australian Marine Ecology and Reef Life Survey, a…

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Palimpsest: Minela Krupic

5 Apr 2014 12:00am - 30 Apr 2014 12:00am

Award winning artist Minela Krupic is bringing her poignant and thought-provoking first solo exhibition Palimpsest to Point Nepean National Park. The Palimpsest exhibition explores the stories of migrants quarantined at Point Nepean through collected images of them. A palimpsest is a manuscript from which the text has been scraped or…

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Brimbank Park Running Festival

27 Apr 2014

Brimbank Park Running Festival will be held on the 27 April at Brimbank Park. This event has a specific focus on an outdoor healthy lifestyle and is inclusive of all levels and ages with a distance to suit everyone. You may choose to walk, run or a bit of both.…

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Melbourne Tramways Band Recital

27 Apr 2014 2:30pm-4:30pm

The Melbourne Tramways Band will be holding their "Spirit of Anzac" recitial at the open air bandstand in Wattle Park in Burwood (weather permitting). Mel 60 J3. Bring your own rug or chair. If a concert is to be cancelled, we will advise Parks Victoria by midday and you may…

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Preserving the Point

30 Apr 2014 9:00am - 1 May 2014 7:30pm

The ideal conservation holiday for those looking for a physical challenge amongst some of the state's most picturesque surroundings. You will make a direct contribution to critical environmental science and park management, learn about the native species and the monitoring program, and experience the beautiful landscape of Point Nepean.