It's not your firewood,
it's my home

Protect our parks from illegal firewood theft

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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.

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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.

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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.


Recent example of illegal firewood theft by the Murray River in Gunbower National Park

From giants to ashes: the centuries old trees disappearing from Victoria's parks

Firewood can be a cost-effective fuel for households, but it is also vital habitat for many of our native animals. How many stop to think about the origins of the firewood they burn?
Wattle in Warrandyte State Park

Finding gold in the Box-Ironbark forests: protecting an iconic Victorian landscape

Victoria’s Box-Ironbark forests have one of the most diverse woodlands in Australia, but they have suffered since Victorias "Gold rush" era. These areas are slowly recovering, but illegal firewood collection is impacting this recovery.

Caring for River red gum Country: protecting an Australian icon

River red gums act as the base of entire food webs in some areas of Victoria, especially in the northwest. Woody debris underneath their canopy contribute to their status as a biodiversity hotspot, but the amount of this debris has sharply declined in the last 200 years.
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