Netball is on its way to Yarra Bend Park, with works underway on eight new netball courts and a shared-use sporting pavilion at Fairlea Reserve.
Jells Park has been a Melbourne icon for generations: a beloved place for city-dwellers to get into nature with the whole family. But there are special places in this popular park in the south-eastern suburbs that even regular visitors might not know about.
We’re excited the Grampians Peaks Trail, a unique 160km natural and cultural hiking experience, was officially opened today by the Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Minister for Energy, the Environment and Climate Change.
Due to recent storms and heavy rain, Parks Victoria has had to close a section of the popular Great Ocean Walk, west from Johanna Beach Campground through to Ryans Den. A section of rock cliff face has subsided to the east of Ryans Den, with large boulders blocking the track. With recent rainfall and severe weather, further landslides and rock falls are a possibility.
Bursting to get into nature? As Victorians emerge from extended lockdowns and the state reopens; we know that demand for spending time in nature’s green spaces will be at an all-time high. That’s why, to celebrate World Kindness Day (November 13), we’re asking you to consider travelling with kindness as you rediscover our incredible parks in Victoria!
We’ve all missed travelling to our favourite parks and reserves over the last few months and Parks Victoria cannot wait to welcome you back to nature. Whether you’re heading for a short walk in one of our urban parks, a multi-day hike or a weekend camping, there are some amazing experiences on offer across Victoria.
Victorians are still feeling the impact of a severe weather event that lashed parts of the state on 28-29 October.
More than 150 cultural heritage surveys have been undertaken at Mount Arapiles-Tooan State Park, as part of the first stage in a project to document, celebrate and protect the park’s significant Aboriginal cultural heritage.
Plans are progressing for a new sporting pavilion to be built at Albert Park in 2022.