Doing business with us

With a beautiful and diverse portfolio of estate, Parks Victoria have opportunities for operators, private investors and registered community groups to do business with us across National Parks, Reserves, Crown Land, State Forest and Waterways.

Showcase the depth of your nature-based visitor experience and help work with communities to care for our environment, culture and heritage.

To ensure that the state’s natural assets are protected for generations to come, any activity on public land must be operated under a formal agreement.

Commercial and Community Activities

Contractor induction

To ensure the health and safety of our contractors, employees and visitors, all contractors are required to complete a 30 minute on-line induction before commencing work on a Parks Victoria managed site.

Event permits

Parks and reserves and bays and waterways are popular choices for staging public and private events in Victoria.

Mobile trading permit

Recognising that mobile trading operations can play a role in the provision of accessible services for visitors, park users and the local community, Parks Victoria is offering the ability to obtain a permit at mobile trading sites where seasonal services to park visitors will be of benefit.

Tour operator licence

Any person or business conducting an organised tour or recreational activity, for profit on Parks Victoria or DELWP managed public land in Victoria requires a tour operator and activity provider licence.

Filming and photography permit

For productions, weddings, commercial photography and drone usage Parks Victoria recognises the value that the industries bring to the state and local communities.

Business Opportunities

Expression of Interest (EOI)

For lease and licence opportunities on public land managed by Parks Victoria, a competitive allocation process is applied. View Parks Victoria’s EOI Essentials for more details and view current EOI opportunities here

Parks Victoria Public Land Interest Register

Do you have a business idea or site location of interest within Parks Victoria managed estate that is not currently undergoing an EOI process?

Email commercialbusiness@parks.vic.gov.au and include your name, business, concept, proposed park site(s), email and phone number and request that your details are included on the Parks Victoria Public Land Interest Register. When a suitably aligned EOI arises, we will contact you directly to advise of the opportunity to apply.

Direct Negotiations

Existing Parks Victoria tenants more than half way through the term of their lease and with 18 months of the term remaining, may wish to submit a direct negotiation proposal for a new lease. Refer to the Direct Negotiation Proposal factsheet for details.

Market Led Proposal

A Market-led proposal is a proposal initiated by the private sector to government, to build infrastructure and/or provide services. It involves proponents developing a project or service specification and then approaching Government for approval and support of the proposal. Market-led Proposals (MLPs) should be directed to the Department of Treasury and Finance Victoria.

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