History of Jock Marshall Reserve
The Jock Marshall Reserve was established in 1961 to provide a teaching and research resource for environmental studies on campus. The reserve was established by and named after the Foundation Chair of Zoology and Comparative Physiology Professor AJ 'Jock' Marshall.
Monash University is situated on land that was traditionally occupied by the Bunurong people from the Kulin nation. The landscape in Clayton has experienced two significant changes over the past 200 years. The first was the gradual transformation of the natural heathland by graziers, agriculturists and sand-miners. Following this period of vegetative change the area underwent a period of development, from rural to residential and industrial.read more