Caring for nature is the shared responsibility of all Australians. Australia's Nature Hub is a national picture of the range of practices that are addressing the different biodiversity priorities across Australia. It demonstrates how the good work being done across Australia contributes to the Strategy’s goals and objectives, and more broadly to global biodiversity goals.

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The Australian Government’s initial $50 million Wildlife and Habitat Recovery package is providing targeted, on-ground support for fire-affected wildlife following the devastating 2019-20 summer bushfires.

National
Program
Bushfires 2019-20

In January 2020, the NSW Government released the Wildlife and Conservation Bushfire Recovery – Immediate Response plan. While the NSW Government is still determining the full impact of the 2019-2020 bushfires, this document sets out our immediate actions to support native wildlife recovery. The NSW Government’s immediate response includes:

New South Wales
Policy
Bushfires 2019-20

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has developed a report on the impact of the Victorian fires on biodiversity.

Victoria
Program
Bushfires 2019-20
Species

The mainland subspecies of the Eastern Barred Bandicoot (EBB) is listed in Victoria as ‘Extinct in the Wild’, and their decline is attributed to their susceptibility to predation by foxes and to habitat loss.

Victoria
Program
Land
Species
Water

The last sign of a fox on Phillip Island was in August 2015 after 37 years of efforts to remove foxes from the Island.  This eradication was ultimately successful due to the long-term commitment and dedication of Nature Parks and DELWP

 

Victoria
Program
Land
Species

The population of breeding Hooded Plovers on Phillip Island has increased threefold in the last 30 years, making it one of the few increasing populations over the time period.   Conservation actions included regular population counts, identification of threats, eradication

Victoria
Program
Species

In response to a suite of management actions, the estimated population of breeding penguins on Phillip Island has increased 2.5 fold in the last 30 years, making it one of the largest, if not the largest, Little Penguin colony in the world.

Victoria
Program
Species

Released in March 2019, the Nature Parks 5 year Conservation Plan 2019-2023  details our organisations commitment to meet bold conservation outcomes outlined in our 30 year Conservation Vision ‘Beyond the Horizon’. This Plan outlines the long-term conservatio

Victoria
Strategic Planning
Land
Species
Water

Common wombat (a.k.a bare-nosed wombat, Vombatus ursinus) populations throughout south-eastern Australia are affected by sarcoptic mange, which is caused by the parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei.

Tasmania
Program
Species

Little Penguins face a range of threats, in both the marine and terrestrial environment.

Tasmania
Legislation
Policy
Program
Species