Price Park

Price Park landscape

This 7 hectare reserve sits on hills surrounded by roads and houses. Most of the reserve is mown grassland with a mix of exotic, native and remnant indigenous trees.


European settlement cleared the area for farmland. The reserve was named after HP Price, a shire secretary from 1895 to 1933.

Flora and fauna

The reserve is in the Gippsland Plain bioregion, and has many vegetation communities, including: plains grassy woodland/river red gum (exposed plain-slope), grassy dry forest/box–stringybark woodland, yellow box (hill–slope) and plains grassy woodland/river red gum (sheltered plain-slope). It is managed by Banyule's Bushland Management Unit.

There are many important species, including the nodding salt bush, wallaby grass and yellow box.


Common name Scientific name

Australian magpie

Cracticus tibicen

Brushtail possum

Trichosurus vulpecula

Common ringtail possum

Pseudocheirus peregrinus

Laughing kookaburra

Dacelo novaeguineae

Rainbow lorikeet

Trichoglossus moluccanus

Tawny frogmouth

Podargus strigoides


Scientific name Common name

Acacia acinacea

Gold dust wattle

Acacia melanoxylon


Arthropodium strictum

Chocolate lily

Bursaria spinosa

Sweet bursaria

Cassinia longifolia

Shiny cassinia

Dianella amoena

Matted flax lily

Dichondra repens

Kidney weed

Einadia nutans

Nodding saltbush

Eucalyptus melliodora

Yellow box

Hardenbergia violacea

Purple coral pea

Indigofera australis

Austral indigo

Rytidosperma sp.

Wallaby grass


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