Our Community

Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary

The Nangak Tamboree Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1967 as a project in the restoration and management of indigenous flora and fauna. The Wildlife Sanctuary's primary aim is to provide opportunities for learning about indigenous flora and fauna through engaging with the community.

The University is the caretaker of over 30 hectares of Bushland and Wildlife Sanctuary throughout the Melbourne Campus and is recognised for its natural landscapes at all campuses and provides tours, education experiences and volunteering opportunities for our entire community.

Opening Hours

  • Sunday to Friday; 10am - 3pm
  • Indigenous Nursery - Sunday to Friday; 10am - 3pm

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La Trobe University Community Garden Group

A group of students and staff who look after a garden which can be found behind the library on the Melbourne Campus. Their aim is to care for the garden, make produce and create a community center around the garden.

The Community Garden Group meet once a week and to garden, share ideas and goals for the garden while catching up and getting to know each other.
Visit the

Community Garden Group Facebook page.