Good Neighbour Program

Parks Victoria doing its bit to control invasive species and benefit neighboring landholders

The Parks Victoria Good Neighbour Program is sponsored by DELWP.

It has a focus on invasive species control actions that reduce threats to neighbouring landowners and improve the condition of the Parks Victoria estate.

Themes and Local Areas

Primary Theme:Native vegetation
Other Themes:Native animals
Primary Local Area:All Local Areas
Other Local Areas:
Project location:Parks Victoria estate across the greater Melbourne area
Scale of the project:Landscape
New or continuing work:Building on previous work

Project partners

Lead organisation:Parks Victoria
Key partners:DELWP
Registered Aboriginal Party/s relevant to the project or its area:Bunurong Land Council Aboriginal Corporation, Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Cultural Heritage Aboriginal Corporation, Wadawurrung Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation

Investment opportunities

Opportunities for investors within this project start from:$$$ (Hundreds of thousands of dollars)
Estimated scale of investment for full project implementation:$$$$ (Millions of dollars)
Estimated timeframe for full project implementation:2-10 years

Contribution toward targets

Primary Regional Catchment Strategy target:At least 316,800 hectares of pest herbivore control and 105,600 hectares of weed control undertaken in priority areas in this region between 2017 and 2050 (an average of at least 9,600 and 3,200 hectares per year respectively).
Relevant Biodiversity 2037 goal:Undertake weed or pest herbivore control to maintain and enhance vegetation quality in priority areas
Relevant National Landcare Program priority:

More information

DELWP Good Neighbour Program- https://www.environment.vic.gov.au/invasive-plants-and-animals/invasive-species-on-public-land