National Koala Conservation and Management Strategy 2009-2014:First Implementation Report to the Natural Resources Management Ministerial Council
National Koala Conservation and Management Strategy Implementation Team for
Natural Resources Management Ministerial Council, 2010
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This document is the first report by the implementation team for the National Koala Conservation and Management Strategy 2009-2014.
The implementation team's task has been to identify and coordinate measures to make the strategy happen. The strategy's goal is to conserve koalas by retaining viable populations in the wild throughout their natural range.
An independent review of the previous national strategy concluded that the actions proposed were sound, but that the strategy had been ineffective due to a lack of implementation.
The new strategy includes an implementation plan and a requirement that performance be reported annually to the relevant ministers.
To evaluate the performance of the strategy and the efforts made under it to conserve koalas, it is necessary first to establish the context. This will provide a reference or baseline against which to evaluate subsequent efforts and achievements. The goal of this report is to provide that baseline.
The report first provides a brief overview of the koala conservation efforts of each state government and the Australian Government, then details specific actions, underway or planned, in the table that follows, mapped against the strategy's implementation plan.
The second report builds on this information, reporting on actions from the strategy which have been completed, are underway, or are planned for the future.