Country Profiles

Australia - Country Profile

The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10, fifth national reports or from documents submitted separately. The mapping of national targets to the Aichi Biodiversity Targets by the Party concerned is indicated in the last column “Related Aichi Target(s)”. All Parties are encouraged to undertake this mapping exercise and to submit this information to SCBD for incorporation in this database.

Reference Target Related Strategic Goals/Aichi Targets
GOAL 1 Connect all Australians with nature
Objective Encourage Australians to get out into nature 1
Objective Empower Australians to be active stewards of nature 1, 20
Objective Increase Australians’ understanding of the value of nature 1, 2, 7
Objective Respect and maintain traditional ecological knowledge and stewardship of nature 14, 18
GOAL 2 Care for nature in all its diversity
Objective Improve conservation management of Australia’s landscapes, waterways, wetlands and seascapes 5, 10, 11, 14, 15, 18
Objective Maximise the number of species secured in nature 6, 12, 13
Objective Reduce threats and risks to nature and build resilience 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 15
Objective Use and develop natural resources in an ecologically sustainable way 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Objective Enrich cities and towns with nature 4, 8, 14
GOAL 3 Share and build knowledge
Objective Increase knowledge about nature to make better decisions 19
Objective Share and use information effectively 19
Objective Measure collective efforts to demonstrate our progress 2, 14, 19