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Park Rangers

City of Melbourne Park Rangers patrol our parks, gardens and reserves seven days a week. The Rangers are easily identified by their distinctive uniforms of green outerwear with badged sleeves. 

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What Park Rangers do

  • Assist park users and supply information about City of Melbourne's parks and gardens. 
  • Provide educational programs such as:  
    • Early Learning  
    • Junior Rangers  
    • School holiday programs  
    • Education pop-ups
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    • School incursions and excursions.
  • Ensure the safety of all individuals within City of Melbourne’s open spaces.
  • Engage and support those sleeping rough in parks, connecting them with support services. 
  • Rescue and protect the City of Melbourne's wildlife.  
  • Act as authorised officers, enforcing park regulations and local laws.
  • Monitor and manage environmental issues.
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Education Sessions  

City of Melbourne Park Rangers offer free education programs to the community. These include curriculum-based activities, school holiday programs, community festivals and specialised projects.

Park Ranger education programs range from introductory walks, hands-on field classes and community pop-ups. Programs can be held at various locations across the municipality, and the format is flexible. 

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our acknowledgement

  • Torres Strait Islander Flag
  • Aboriginal People Flag

The City of Melbourne respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land we govern, the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung and Bunurong / Boon Wurrung peoples of the Kulin and pays respect to their Elders past and present. 


We acknowledge and honour the unbroken spiritual, cultural and political connection they have maintained to this unique place for more than 2000 generations.

We accept the invitation in the Uluru Statement from the Heart and are committed to walking together to build a better future.