Threatened Species Strategy Discussion Paper

​​​The discussion paper was the first step in the process to develop a new Threatened Species Strategy​ for Tasmania. In developing the new strategy we will consider the feedback provided (at the end of December 2023).  

The paper is here for reference:

 Threatened Species Strategy for Tasmania - Discussion Paper (PDF 1Mb)

​About the strategy​​

​Nearly 700 species of native plants and animals in Tasmania are listed as threatened under the Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 (the Act). The Strategy is required by law and will help us achieve the objectives of the Act. The current Threatened Species Strategy​ has been in place for more than 20 years. 

​The new Strategy will:

  • ensure decisions are evidence-based and informed by contemporary science; 

  • allow for adaptive responses to the risks associated with climate change and other threatening processes;

  • foster collective ownership, collaboration, and participation from all sectors of the community;

  • complement national and international approaches to threatened species conservation;

  • encourage partnerships with other organisations and governments to produce tangible long-term outcomes; and

  • explore options for resourcing conservation initiatives.


Threatened Species Strategy

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