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Changed conditions and closures

Conditions can change in parks for many reasons. Check for any changes affecting the park you intend to visit by going directly to the park page. You can also contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre on 13 1963. 

For  current fires refer directly to www.emergency.vic.gov.au


Code red park closures

Many of Victoria's parks and forests are bushfire prone areas. While they are great places to enjoy, during some weather conditions they are not safe

Fire affected parks

Updated: 13 Feb 2015 11.32 am Hit F5 to ensure you are seeing the latest details. Planned burning program Planned burning is carried out by

Flood affected areas

The State Government acknowledges the vital importance of park areas for public recreation and tourism, and endeavours to assess, repair damage and safely open areas

Other road conditions

Road Conditions in Victoria The VicRoads website provides road condition reports and information about driving in snow conditions, including changed speed limits on roads around

Seasonal road closures

Many roads and tracks are closed to vehicle traffic each year. These tracks are closed to vehicles for visitor safety, to maintain water quality and

Severe Fire Danger Closures

The CFA website lists forecast Fire Danger Ratings and Total Fire Ban declarations for Victoria as well as providing detailed information about what you can

State Forests are not managed by Parks Victoria. For information about road conditions in state forests visit the Public Access Map
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Young Adult program builds more than confidence at Werribee Park

14 Apr 2015

A Victoria Police initiative to support young people in Melbourne’s west saw participants involved in the renovation of the Parterre Garden at Werribee Park, as part of an early intervention program for young adults at risk of offending. The ‘Vision’ initiative was coordinated by Victoria Police youth officers, in partnership…

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What's on for May in Albert Park

1 May 2015 - 31 May 2015

A wide variety of events are held at Albert Park throughout the year. Events range from fun runs and sporting tournaments to other community events. See the full calendar here.

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Night Owl Naturewise Experience

6 May 2015 8:30am - 8 May 2015 6:00pm

Work alongside Parks Victoria in threatened species recovery monitoring for the four large Forest Owls including: Powerful, Barking, Masked and Sooty Owl. Approximately 4-5 hours each evening will be spent out in the field. The Forest Owl Monitoring program is managed by Parks Victoria. Activities involve owl playbacks for response,…

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Bandicoots Night Watch

7 May 2015 5:30pm-10:00pm

Woodlands Historic Park comes to life at dusk with kangaroos, wallabies, possums and other wildlife springing into action. We will be looking out for the Eastern Barred Bandicoots and learning about the program to save them from extinction. We start the evening with a light dinner under the stars before…

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Werribee Park Friends Groups Plant Sale

9 May 2015 10:00am-2:00pm

Werribee Park’s on site nursery, which is run by all of our combined friends groups, is bursting at the seams with over 1600 plants now ready for sale. All of the plants have been propagated by Werribee Park volunteers and students. Plant sale will run from the Nursery area adjacent…