Any Victorian farmer can tell you how introduced animals, drought and erosion impact their land.

Victoria's landscape is changing as a result of human activity, and we have to re-think things we have always taken for granted. Find out how environmental problems – like extinction and water scarcity – began.

They may have begun as harmless decoration, but many introduced plants are now considered weeds.
The innocent actions of some homesick colonists have meant extinction for many Australian native animals.
Erosion is a major issue for the Victorian environment, affecting the land, its people and our cultural heritage.
Always a contentious issue, deforestation has been a part of Victorian life since European settlement.
Water management has become an important issue in our ‘sunburnt country', but its imprint on the environment can't be ignored.
Many towns throughout Victoria and Australia were ‘drowned’ to make way for dams in the early part of the twentieth century.
Bushfires have dramatically shaped the way we respond to the Victorian bush and country.
Since the first European settlement, human activity has played a major role in the extinction of native animals and plants.