Protecting and maintaining our natural environment will improve everyone's quality of life. The 2016-17 Victorian Budget provides support to protect and preserve our unique environment and biodiversity.
What will the money be used for?
Forest Fire Management
$74 million to strengthen Forest Fire Management's capability with better resources and an upgraded digital network to improve safety and interoperability.
$29.4 million to improve biodiversity and direct involvement by the community to help protect threatened species.
Important works to refurbish our parks
$20 million for important works to refurbish our parks. This will make parks more accessible and enjoyable for people of all ages.