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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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Mulcher to reduce fire fuel around Bendigo

13 May 2015

Parks Victoria is trialling a new mulching system to reduce bushfire fuels to complement planned burning around Bendigo. Instead of burning all areas, the mulcher will be used to create cleared areas with no remaining low to mid-level vegetation. The mulcher will reduce shrubs and small trees to small parts…

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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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Little Desert Discovery Naturewise Experience

25 May 2015 8:00am - 28 May 2015 6:00pm

Join Conservation Volunteers and Parks Victoria and make a big difference at Little Desert! You will undertake important research through remote camera monitoring and other hands-on conservation activities. You will also learn about the endangered Mallefowl recovery program and encounter a range of native wildlife species held at the Little…

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Bandicoot Night Watch

28 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 heading…

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Bandicoot Night Watch

11 Jun 2015 5:30pm-10:00pm

Evening departure from Melbourne for Woodlands Historic Park, for an exclusive experience led by a Conservation Volunteers Team Leader. We enjoy a light dinner before we learn about the Eastern Barred Bandicoot program under a star-studded sky, on a take a nocturnal spotlight walk through Woodlands Historic Park, and assist…