Victorian Resources Online

This website, and the former departmental websites it links to, are being updated to reflect the outcome of the Victorian State Election held on 29 November 2014 and the realignment of Victorian Government departments.

Victorian Resources Online

Victorian Resources Online

Victorian Resources Online (VRO) is your gateway to a wide range of information and associated maps related to Victoria's soil and landscapes. You can access this information at both statewide and regional levels across Victoria.

Aerial overview map of Victoria,

Natural resources information relevant to Victoria's Catchment Management Regions can be found organised by region - Mallee, Wimmera, Glenelg-Hopkins, Corangamite, Port Phillip and Westernport, West Gippsland, East Gippsland, North East, Goulburn Broken and North Central.Aerial overview map of Victoria showing Catchment Management Authority boundaries

Montage of soil images used as an iconSoil

A range of information on the nature and distribution of Victorian soils can be found as well as information on soil health.

soil and land survey directory enables access to a range of soil and land surveys completed in Victoria.

Statewide overview information is provided on
soil pH and Coastal Acid Sulfate Soils.

Soils Glossary provides an explanation of soil terms used throughout the website.

Montage of landform images used as an iconLandform

Maps and information on Victoria's Geomorphology as well as access to Land Systems studies.

Montage of land and water management images used as an iconLand and Water Management

A range of information related to landscape health - including Salinity Management, Land Degradation and Invasive Plants. Also, information on Irrigated Agriculture and Declared Water Supply Catchments.


Montage of animations images used as an iconSoil and Landscape Animations

A series of soil and landscape animations are provided to show processes relevant to soils with a focus on agricultural systems and landscapes.

Carbon Cycle Animation
Nitrogen Cycle Animation

Soil and landscape assessment in the upper Bet Bet Creek catchmentLandscape Visualisations

A series of soil and landscape visualisations relevant to soils with a particular focus on agricultural systems and landscapes.

An interactive visualisation of the landscape in the upper Bet Bet Creek catchment
Sustainable Cropping Rotations in Mediterranean Environments (SCRIME)

Montage of soil images used as an iconInternet-based Agricultural Warnings

Internet-based agricultural warnings are calculated daily by DEPI Victoria from 7-day digital forecasts provided by the Bureau of Meteorology, and give advanced warning of weather events likely to affect agricultural production.

Other Relevant Information

Biodiversity (links to DEPI Biodiversity information)
Water (links to DEPI water information)
Climate (links to Bureau of Meteorology and other climate information)
Geographic Visualisation
Victorian Long Term Agro-ecological Experiments
Internet-based Agricultural Warnings
Marine (links to DEPI Marine information)

Related Links

Victorian Legislation & Parliamentary Documents
Victorian Water Measurement Information System
DEPI Biodiversity Interactive Map