The Victorian Government is continuing to invest in a range of infrastructure improvements to strengthen Mount Buffalo National Park and the surrounding area as a key tourism drawcard, proving a year-round attraction for north eastern Victoria.
Parks Victoria has released the final master plan prepared to guide future decisions for Albert Park.
We’re building a new community sporting pavilion in Albert Park
The Victorian Government released the Protection of the Alpine National Park - Feral Horse Strategic Action Plan 2018-2021, on 2 July 2018.
Altona Pier is being redeveloped to provide an improved recreational space for more people to enjoy for many years to come.
New and upgraded visitor facilities at Arthurs Seat State Park will deliver improved visitor experiences.
The Strategic Action Plan: Protection of floodplain marshes in Barmah National Park and Barmah Forest Ramsar site [2019-2023] outlines a four-year program to address threats in the Barmah Forest and protect it for current and future generations.
Parks Victoria is implementing changes to selected boating and swimming zones to improve safety of users on the near shore zones within Port Phillip and Western Port.
Parks Victoria is developing a Precinct Plan for Braeside Park to guide management and community activation opportunities over the next 5-10 years.
Parks Victoria and the Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) are rebuilding visitor facilities at Buchan Caves Reserve, following major bushfire damage in summer 2019/2020.
Parks Victoria; the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning; and Northern Grampians Shire Council are working together to better understand the potential extent of calcine sands at the Moonlight-cum-Magdala and Oriental Mine Company Historic Areas.
Parks Victoria is reconstructing the campground and visitor facilities at Cape Conran following major bushfire damage in summer 2019/20.
Cowes Jetty has been strengthened and improved to provide better safety for visitors and reinstate emergency vehicle access.
Following the 2019/20 bushfires, Parks Victoria is implementing a coordinated deer and feral animal control program in parks and reserves across Eastern Victoria.
The Falls to Hotham Alpine Crossing is a proposed multi-day 57-kilometre walk through the spectacular Alpine region from Falls Creek to Mt Hotham. It will be one of Australia’s outstanding alpine walking experiences that captures the essence of the Australian Alps – the solitude, the seasons, the breathtaking beauty and the stories of the High Country.
The Master Plan for the project outlines the proposed route, combining and upgrading an existing track network and adding up to 3 kilometres of new track. The facilities created as part of the five-day, four-night route may also provide options for shorter overnight walks.
Removal of a duplicated and unsafe section of Flinders Pier is proposed as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to building a sustainable local ports network across Western Port.
Upgrades to the iconic Frankston Pier are now complete.
A $650,000 investment to Gem Pier sees piles repaired and replaced so it continues to stand as one of the most highly utilised piers in Port Phillip by boaters and the community.
Nature lovers looking for an extra touch of comfort had the opportunity to go glamping in two Victorian National Parks with Parks Victoria’s recent glamping trial.
One of the key attractions for walkers in the Grampians National Park is the Grampians Peaks Trail and the natural and cultural landscapes that it can offer.
Brambuk is about strengthening, celebrating and sharing the cultures and heritage of Gariwerd’s Traditional Owners. Barengi Gadjin Land Council, Eastern Maar Aboriginal Corporation, Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation and Parks Victoria are seeking interested Traditional Owner artists to share their story and heritage at Brambuk with visitors and community members, through playing a concert or hosting an arts and craft workshop.
A new nature-based all-abilities playspace has arrived at Jells Park! A $3 million investment has created a playspace that will spark imaginations and encourage active play and include a changing places toilet next to the cafe and visitor centre.
Parks Victoria in partnership with Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation released the Lake Boort Reserve Managment Plan in March 2018.
A $2.2m refurbishment will enhance visitor experiences and better protect the sensitive ecosystem of the iconic Maits Rest.
Parks Victoria is reconstructing damaged campgrounds and visitor facilities throughout Croajingolong National Park and around Mallacoota following major bushfire damage in summer 2019/20.
We work year round to prepare Melbourne's parks for bushfire. See the work planned in your park for the 19/20 season.
A $1.7million investment in upgrades to the Merri Creek Parklands will provide improved visitor experience in the park, and help to protect the sensitive ecosystem.
Middle Brighton Pier will be repaired, reinstating access to the main section of the pier and marina.
Parks Victoria is undertaking vital bushfire recovery works throughout Mt Buffalo National Park following major bushfire damage in summer 2019/20.
A $1.5 million investment for the upgrade of The Gorge Day Visitor Area at Mount Buffalo National Park will enhance this popular visitor area ensuring the park is an attractive destination all year round for visitors of all abilities.
The Murray Region is one of the most dominant features of the landscape in south-east Australia, with exceptional natural environments and significant Aboriginal cultural heritage. The Murray River is a key tourism destination, famous for diverse experiences including food, wine, boating, camping, riding, canoeing and more.
An investment of $7.67 million will transform the closed Olinda golf course into 34 hectares of community parklands. The closure of the Olinda golf course presented a rare opportunity to create a public space to suit the needs of the whole community
Information about bushfire recovery at Plenty Gorge
An investment of $1.5 million will fund a range of projects in the Point Cook Homestead precinct. These works will refurbish and maintain some of the heritage buildings on site, and a new toilet facility will be built.
Implementation of key projects from the Point Nepean National Park Master Plan are underway.
A new covered walkway, western groyne, low landing and pier head will be built at Portarlington Harbour.
A $3.2 million pedestrian bridge will provide year-round connection and safe access from the fluctuating creek flow, between the Port Campbell township to the
Discovery Trail and Port Campbell National Park. Part of the Shipwreck Coast Masterplan.
A major restoration at the historic Queenscliff South Pier is revitalising its prominence in the area's vibrant maritime history and ensuring its survival for many more years.
This page provides information relating to recent changes to rock climbing access in the Grampians National Park.
Spanning more than 165,000 hectares, the Grampians National Park’s natural beauty has captivated visitors for decades. Its extraordinary diverse landscape is steeped in a rich history and is a place of environmental, historical and cultural significance. Due to its accessible nature, the park enables visitors to enjoy and appreciate Victoria’s natural and cultural values, and makes an important contribution to tourism.
The inner section of Rye Pier is being rebuilt to make it safe, stronger and more durable, and improve accessibility.
The new Saddle Lookout at the Twelve Apostles will provide a better experience and improve accessibility while protecting the environment amid increasing visitation.
Planning is underway to create a safer and more sustainable harbour and facilities for everyone to enjoy for many more years to come with the development of the Sandringham Harbour Maritime Precinct Plan.
A $50.3 million investment to rebuild the St Kilda Pier will give locals and visitors better public open space and better swimming spots, while preserving the historic kiosk. A new curved pier will replace the current pier, with new features that will boost tourism and preserve it for future generations to enjoy.
Tooradin Jetty, popular with boaters, fishers and the community, has now been rebuilt. A new floating pontoon, lighting and decking have been installed.
Two 11-kilometre pipelines will connect the Twelve Apostles Visitor Centre to Port Campbell to improve environmental safeguards and improve visitor experience as visitation to the site continues to grow.
Parks Victoria is reconstructing and repairing campgrounds and visitor facilities following major bushfire damage in summer 2019/20.
This page summarises the Urban Parks Active Wellbeing Program being delivered by Parks Victoria.
The Victorian Government is investing $105.6 million over four years in Victoria’s Great Outdoors, making it easier for more Victorians to enjoy the great outdoors with cheaper camping fees, new camping grounds, 4WD tracks and walking trails.
The Wilsons Prom Revitalisation project will invest in the protection and enhancement of Wilsons Prom. This is critical for delivering superior visitor experiences while reducing the environmental impact of visitation.
After the fires of 2015, $3.4m was has been invested in projects chosen by the community, to re-establish the landscape and improve visitor experiences; including the Jamieson Creek Campground and a new 5km walking trail - the Jamieson Creek Walking Track.
An $8 million investment will see eight new netball courts and a new pavilion become the heart of inner-city netball