Volunteering looks different at Parks Victoria

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A father leads his family across the rocks in front of the Point Hicks Lighthouse and cottage.

Beaches and Coasts

Venture out along Victoria's dramatic coastline.

A young woman leading a man on a walk while admiring the scenery

Rugged Bushlands

Escape to woodlands, arid deserts, and grassy plains.

A couple look on at a Waterfall in the Great Otway National Park.

Tall Forests

Take a stroll under grand canopies and giant ferns.

Two kayakers on the Gippsland Lakes near Metung.

Bays, Lakes and Rivers

Explore Victoria's parks from the water.

A young couple walks up through ancient lava flows to Sundial Peak in the Central Grampians.

Mountain Peaks

Experience alpine landscapes and grassy high plains.

Two women in activewear walk their dogs while two runners approach them.

Urban Parks

Walk, jog, run or cycle at Melbourne's doorstep.

Beaches and Coasts

Venture out along Victoria's dramatic coastline and explore one of the most biodiverse and unique marine ecosystems in the world.

Rugged Bushlands

Escape to virtual isolation in open, dry forests and woodlands, dry and semi-dry arid deserts or grassy plains abundant with wildflowers and wildlife.

Tall Forests

Walk under grand canopies of Mountain Ash and through lush green tall forests. See ancient mossy trees and stand under magnificent waterfalls surrounded by giant ferns.

Bays, Lakes and Rivers

Explore Victoria's parks from the water with a variety of inland river systems, ports made up of wide bays and stunning tranquil lakes.

Mountain Peaks

Climb some of Australia’s most stunning mountain peaks, cross-country ski across alpine landscapes, escarpments and hike through grassy high plains.

Urban Parks

Walk, jog, run or cycle in Melbourne’s picturesque urban parks. Pack a picnic or BBQ and lunch alfresco in nature or meander through picturesque gardens.


Volunteer shooters from the SSAA

Goat busters - celebrating 20 years of tackling pests in Victoria's Mallee

Sometimes you’ve just got to grab the goat by the horns when dealing with a problem pest. That’s exactly what Parks Victoria and the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia (Victoria) decided to do 20 years ago when they came together to take aim at the herds of feral goats which were impacting the Mallee region in Victoria’s northwest.
A blue and gold nudibranch is sitting atop of a sea squirt

Colorful collaborations: citizen scientists uncover spectacular sea slugs across Victoria

Nudibranchs (sea slugs) have evolved some of the most bizarre colourations and adaptations of any organism. Citizen scientists are helping to catalogue and find new species of nudibranch in Victoria.
New facilities at Silvan Reservoir Park include an accessible toilet block and a DDA compliant carpark. The carpark has been built next to the new toilets for easier access for people of all-abilities.

Silvan Reservoir Park re-opens to the community

Families, nature lovers and local communities in the Dandenong Ranges can once again visit Silvan Reservoir Park, with works to deliver important upgrades at the park now complete.
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