The following resources can assist in planning your next camping trip. 

Land (Regulated Watercourse Land) Regulations 2021


For the full Land (Regulated Watercourse Land) Regulations 2021 visit:

Crown Land Water Frontages

Use the MapShare website to know if you’re on licensed or unlicensed Crown water frontage:

Use the following website to learn more about camping on Crown water frontage from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning:

Be Prepared For Emergencies

Keep updated about Total Fire Bans via Vic Emergency by visiting:


Plan for emergencies while on holidays using these tips from SES Victoria:


Fire Safety

Check the daily fire rating by visiting:

To keep updated about fire safety information via Forest Fire Management Victoria, visit:

For campfire and barbeque safety tips, download the Parks Victoria & Forest Fire Management brochure:

Check the Weather

To check the weather forecast, visit the Bureau of Meteorology website: 

Fishing Regulations

For all Victorian fishing regulations, visit the Victorian Fisheries Authority’s website:


Or download the Victorian Fisheries Authority’s smartphone app:


For the New South Wales fishing regulations, visit NSW Department of Primary Industries website:

Or download the FishSmart NSW smartphone app: 

Other Useful Contacts

National Contacts

In an emergency or to report a fire, contact:


Victorian Contacts

To find out information regarding major bushfire incidents contact the Vic Emergency hotline:

1800 226 226 

To report illegal fishing in Victoria call the Victorian Fisheries Authority on:

13FISH (13 3473)

To contact the Victorian Fisheries Authority, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Agriculture Victoria, or to report a marine pest, call:

136 186

To report litter offences, contact EPA Victoria on:

1300 372 842

To contact Transport Safety Victoria, call:

1800 223 022

To contact Parks Victoria, call:

131 963

To report a marine incident, when not in immediate danger, contact Water Police Victoria on:

1800 135 729

New South Wales Contacts

To report illegal fishing in New South Wales call Fishers Watch on:

1800 043 536

To contact a New South Wales Fisheries Officer or discuss a New South Wales fishing licence call:

1300 550 474