Victoria Nature Festival 2023

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The Victorian Government acknowledges Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Country throughout Victoria and pays respect to their cultures and Elders past and present.

The latest Victoria Nature Festival was held between 12 and 25 September 2022 and featured more than 50 in-person events and experiences across the state, encouraging thousands of Victorians to connect with and act for nature.

Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date with future festival news and events. In the meantime, we still have a range of online resources and experiences from the 2022 Victoria Nature Festival, ready to inspire you to explore the great outdoors and connect with the wonders of nature.

There’s something for people of all ages, abilities, and interests – check it out today!

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'Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.' Albert Einstein

We need nature, and nature needs us.

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The soothing sound of a river, the calming colours of a forest or the feel of dirt between your fingers, spending time in nature feels great. And the more time we spend in nature, the more we see the need to care for it.

Research shows that immersing in nature can lower your stress levels, reduce your blood pressure and boost your mood. So, embrace your wild side and walk in Victoria’s gorgeous landscapes, get up close to native wildlife, learn from Traditional Owners about caring for Country and discover how to become a citizen scientist.

Now in its third year, we are proud to deliver the Victoria Nature Festival in partnership with