Over the next 40 years, Melbourne's is to be projected, or force-fed, to grow geographically and in population.
urban growth boundary
The Growling Grass Frog, one of the largest frog species in Australia, was previously widespread across Victoria. They are now endangered. Southern Brown Bandicoots once occurred commonly in the wider Frankston area (pre-1970s). They have rapidly declined and are now restricted to isolated remnant habitat patches.