Department of the Environment and Water Resources, 2007
Parks Australia Environmental Performance
EN7, EN25, EN28: Impacts on biodiversity
- Subject future proposals to environmental impact assessments
- Continue monitoring activities in accordance with management plan requirements
Performance 2005-06 and trends
Activities that might impact on biodiversity values include the construction of roads, camping grounds and other visitor facilities, and visitor use. Monitoring activities were carried out in accordance with management plan requirements in 2005-06.
During 2005-06, environmental impact assessments were completed for all proposed infrastructure developments at Uluru. There were no other development proposals under consideration in 2005-06.
Data on the number of IUCN Red List species with habitats in areas affected by Parks operations are not available. Parks does report on 787 EPBC Act listed species (including threatened, migratory and marine species) as detailed below:
|Reserve||EPBC listed species|
|Booderee National Park||17||36||72|
|Christmas Island National Park||16||63||92|
|Kakadu National Park||24||68||103|
|Norfolk Island National Park and Botanic Garden||59||37||57|
|Pulu Keeling National Park||10||24||36|
|Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park||20||17||36|
- Subject future proposals for infrastructure development to environmental impact assessments
- Continue monitoring activities in accordance with management plan requirements.