Australia’s national biodiversity strategy and action plan
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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
The National Waste Policy provides a national framework for waste and resource recovery in Australia. It outlines roles and responsibilities for collective action by businesses, governments, communities and individuals.