The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1967 as a project in the restoration and management of indigenous flora and fauna. The Sanctuary's primary aim is to provide opportunities for learning about indigenous flora and fauna through engaging with the community.
La Trobe University is the caretaker of over 30 hectares of bushland and wildlife sanctuary throughout it's Melbourne campus and is well recognised for it's natural landscapes at all campuses.
We offer a range of tour and education experiences that focus on natural history and biodiversity.
Our Indigenous plant nursery supplies plants to local councils, revegetation projects and the local community.
The La Trobe Wildlife Sanctuary provides habitat to a diverse range of fauna.
The Sanctuary provides a valuable resource to students and teachers of Biological sciences, Archaeology, Geology and Education. It also provides on-campus access to the natural environment of north-eastern Melbourne.
La Trobe University is the caretaker of more than 100 hectares divided into four areas.
Faculties, Schools and visitors can utilise our function and teaching facilitites as an alternative environment for teaching or for various functions.
Staff contact details, Sanctuary and Nursery location.