Code red closure - North Central
On days of Code Red Fire Danger Rating all parks identified as 'high bushfire risk' will be closed for public safety.
Those sites that have been assessed to have a low level of risk or actions have been taken to reduce the bushfire risk will remain open on Code Red days.
See below for a complete list of open and closed parks within the Bureau of Meteorology's North Central forecast district.
Parks closed on Code Red days
All State Forests in the area
Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park
Cathedral Range State Park
Lake Eildon National Park
Major Creek Streamside Reserve
Maldon Historic Area
Moliagul Historic Area
Mount Alexander Regional Park
Mount Piper Nature Conservation Reserve
Paddys Ranges State Park
Trentham Falls Reserve
Turpins Falls Scenic Reserve
Parks open on Code Red days
Amherst Reef Geological Reserve
Mount Greenock Geological Reserve
Timor Historic Area
Tunnel Hill Bushland Reserve
Wild Dog Diggings Historic Area
List updated January 2014
23 Feb 2015
Two seal species that were hunted to near extinction continue to make a comeback in Victoria’s south west, with surveys confirming their numbers are remaining strong at Cape Bridgewater in the state’s south west. The two colonies, which live separately but side by side, are a well-known sight to visitors…
1 Mar 2015 - 31 Mar 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.
28 Mar 2015 8:00am-9:00am
parkrun is free, weekly, 5km timed run that is open to everyone - walkers, runners, families, prams and dogs are all welcome! Westerfolds parkrun occurs every Saturday morning. We're based near the main carpark off the Fitzsimons Lane entrance, and the course is run entirely on sealed paths within the…
30 Mar 2015 8:30am - 1 Apr 2015 6:00pm
Come join our Grampians Naturewise holiday experience in Victoria! You'll join park rangers to track and protect the elusive Brush-tailed Phascogales. Go behind the scenes and enjoy the breathtaking landscape with local walks while assisting with endangered species monitoring. The Grampians National Park has recently captured footage of a rare…
31 Mar 2015 10:00am-3:00pm
Visitors will enjoy the many childrens activities including craft, games, potting plants and story telling. Join in with Andy's Antics as he wanders around the garden. Cafe Vireya and the local primary school will once again be supplying catering.