Related Sites for Parks and Reserves
Other sites of interest include:
This site is the Parliament of Australia's legislation site. It contains links to Commonwealth Acts and Bills.
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
This site is Environment Australia's homepage for the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. It contains details on the Act as well as various consultation papers.
IUCN - The World Conservation Union
IUCN (The World Conservation Union) was founded in 1948, and consists of over 800 members (government and NGOs) across 125 countries. As a Union, it seeks to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature and to ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable. IUCN builds on the strengths of its members, networks and partners to enhance their capacity and to support global alliances to safeguard natural resources at local, regional and global levels. (IUCN. 1994. Guidelines for Protected Area Management Categories. Gland: Switzerland; Cambridge: UK)
Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Program - UNESCO
UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme is an interdisciplinary programme of research and training intended to develop the basis, within the natural and the social sciences, for the rational use and conservation of the resources of the biosphere, and for the improvement of the global relationship between people and the environment.
National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity 1992
This site, within Environment Australia website, contains details of the National Strategy for the Conservation of Australia's Biological Diversity 1992.
Heritage Victoria identifies, protects and interprets Victoria's most significant cultural heritage resources. They advise private owners, local and state government, industry and the general community on heritage matters. Heritage Victoria's aim is to make heritage identification, protection and management accessible and easily understood. This website contains information on new and existing heritage places in Victoria: gardens, trees, shipwrecks, archaeological sites and buildings. It provides advice on how to protect heritage places, get assistance to restore heritage places, and find out more about heritage education programs and saving materials from heritage sites.