Useful Links


Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

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03 5723 8600 (Wangaratta)

Responsibilities:  Native vegetation and wildlife, weeds and game licence.


Landmate – Environment Program

The Landmate crews are available to work within 100km of the Beechworth Correctional Centre. Crews can assist with fencing, tree planting, watering, guarding, weed control, vermin control, erosion management and general land reclamation and improvement services. Depending on the type of funding for you site, you may be eligible for labour assistance from Landmate at no cost to your environmental project.

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To find out more, please contact Landmate on 1300 365 500 or discuss your project further with our Group Project Officer.


NatureKit Interactive Map

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The NatureKit Interactive Map is an easy to use tool to display and produce maps of Victoria’s biodiversity, native vegetation, flora and fauna data. It is useful for looking up vegetation types (Ecological Vegetation Classes) and other natural features such as wetlands, waterway names and locations of public land.


Agriculture Victoria

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03 5723 8600 (Wangaratta)

Responsibilities: Agriculture Victoria is a portfolio of the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources and covers land and soil health and other information relative to agricultural activities in Victoria, including pest plant and animal control.


North East Catchment Management Authority

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02 6043 7600 (Wodonga)

Responsibilities: Advice for management of waterways in North East Victoria, Works on Waterways permits, floodplain management, and projects to support sustainable agriculture, biodiversity, land and soil health.


Rural City of Wangaratta

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03 5722 0888 (Wangaratta)

Responsibilities: Planning permits, drainage and stormwater, firewood collection, management roadside reserves, native vegetation removal permits.


Bureau of Meteorology

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Trust for Nature

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1800 999 933

Responsibilities: Trust for Nature work to protect native plants and wildlife in partnership with private landholders in Victoria.


Goulburn Murray Water

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1800 013 357 (Shepparton)

Responsibilities: Licenses for take and use of water, irrigation, dams and bores, and blue green algae reporting.


Environment Protection Authority (EPA)

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1300 372 843

Responsibilities: Licences/approvals for waste disposal, advice on waste chemical spills, pollution, reporting for littering, fish kills.