National NRM snapshot – May 21

New Threatened Species Strategy launched

This week, Threatened Species Commissioner Sally Box announced the launch of the Australian Government’s new 10-year Threatened Species Strategy. Several welcome elements include: Climate adaptation and resilience such as conserving potential future places of refuge and strategies for ‘assisted colonisation’ Broadening the priority species to include reptiles, amphibians, freshwater and marine species, A new focus […]

National NRM Snapshot – Apr 21

2021 Federal Budget Factsheets

This week saw the announcement of the Federal Budget for 2021-22. Those elements relevant to natural resource management within this budget include biosecurity, soils, climate adaptation and resilience, environment protection and biodiversity stewardship. Key highlights of the budget are listed below: Soils $196.9 million in new funding over four years to implement the National Soil […]

National NRM snapshot – March 2021

Working with Nature report

More than 100 conservation, farming and land management organisations have come together to support a plan that would provide a pathway from welfare to work for thousands of people, restoring Australia’s landscapes and supporting regional economic recovery. The ‘Working with Nature’ alliance have released a new report that highlights the economic, social and environmental benefits […]