Final stage of work underway for Rye Pier
The final stage of the reconstruction of Rye Pier on Bunurong Sea Country is now underway, with contractors starting work to renew and upgrade the outer structure. The $3.95 million rebuild project, funded by the Victorian Government, completed its first phase in 2022 with the renewal of the pier approach.
A new plan to protect and improve the Prom
Parks Victoria is inviting public input on a new management plan for Wilsons Promontory National Park and its surrounding marine areas.
Increased patrols to protect native trees
Parks Victoria is stepping up patrols in the Shepparton and Lower Goulburn areas targeting illegal commercial firewood theft.
New all-abilities wonderland open at Wattle Park
Families in Melbourne’s south-east can enjoy hours of fun at Wattle Park, with a new all-abilities playscape, walking and running track, and upgraded picnic area now open at the much-loved location on Wurundjeri Country.
Supporting sports at Yarra Bend Park
Works at Corben Oval Pavilion are breathing new life into this popular and much-loved sports facility on Wurundjeri Country at Yarra Bend Park in Fairfield.
Murray River flood recovery work completed ahead of Southern 80 this weekend
Parks Victoria crews have completed extensive flood recovery work to support the influx of visitors to the Murray for the Southern 80 this weekend. For public safety and ongoing recovery efforts, some areas will remain closed.
Lake Natimuk weir to be completed
The Lake Natimuk Weir works will be completed, following community consultation in late 2022.
Cool for the summer - Threatened bats refreshed by newly installed sprinkler
Victoria's largest permanent flying fox colony is now enjoying cooler summers thanks to a newly installed, custom-built sprinkler system at Yarra Bend Park on Wurundjeri Country.
Bells Swamp avian botulism event confirmed
Avian botulism has been confirmed as the cause of a mass bird death event at Bells Swamp Nature Reserve, south-west of Bendigo.
Illegal trailbike riding targeted in urban parks
Illegal trailbike riding in parks across greater Melbourne will be targeted in a new operation by Parks Victoria.