Western Victoria

Ararat Trails Project

A sustainable network of walking and mountain biking trails is being planned at Ararat Regional Park, with a strong focus on mountain biking.

Brambuk cultural centre upgrade and re-imagning project

The Brambuk upgrade and reimagining project will refresh the iconic Brambuk cultural centre building in Halls Gap. The project will also develop new visitor services, commercial opportunities, and progress future management by a Traditional Owner enterprise.

A group of hikers walk along the track near the Chatauqua Peak on the Grampians Peaks Trail

Grampians Peaks Trail Trailheads

To provide more options to access the Grampians Peaks Trail, a range of new and upgraded access points and trailheads are being developed along the trail.

Boatramp to ocean with a warning sign

Kirk Point boatramp

Accessing Port Phillip and Corio bays will soon be easier thanks to boating upgrades at Kirk Point boat ramp near Geelong. The area is popular with fishers as well as bird watchers within the adjoining wildlife reserve who use the facility for parking.

Artists impression of the Loch Ard Blowhole. A hollow, tubular bridge crosses a sandy landscape.

Loch Ard Blowhole Lookout

The Loch Ard Precinct is a large, diverse landscape and coastal environment with multiple destinations and features of visitor interest. The Victorian Government is investing $5.5 million to build The Blowhole Lookout, which will provide a new visitor experience at this tucked away site.

MacKenzie Falls Revitalisation

Mackenzie Falls is one of the most spectacular and most visited sites in the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park. To better cater for these high visitor numbers, including managing visitor safety and potential impacts on the landscape, the Victorian Government is investing more than $7 million to upgrade the area.

The memorial cross against a blue sky at Macedon Regional Park

Mount Macedon viewscape

Standing at the top of the Macedon Regional Park, the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross is a significant visitor destination and important historical marker. This project will reinstate the views from, and to, this significant location.

Princess Margaret Rose Caves

Princess Margaret Rose Caves Project

The Victorian Government is investing in upgrades to provide safe visitor access to Princess Margaret Rose Cave and upgrade camping and visitor facilities in Lower Glenelg National Park.

Saddle Lookout

The new Saddle Lookout at the Twelve Apostles will provide a better experience and improve accessibility while protecting the environment amid increasing visitation.

View over the lake at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve

Tower Hill Revitalisation

Conservation works on the heritage-listed, Robin Boyd-designed Visitor Centre at Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve.

A family looks over You Yangs Regional Park from a lookout

You Yangs and Serendip Sanctuary upgrades

An $11 million investment will deliver initiatives identified by the You Yangs Precinct Master Plan.

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