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Australia - National Targets

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The national targets (or equivalent) presented in this database are taken from the NBSAPs received since COP-10. 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 Aichi Target(s)
Target 1 By 2015, achieve a 25% increase in the number of Australians and public and private organizations who participate in biodiversity conservation activities
Target 2 By 2015, achieve a 25% increase in employment and participation of Indigenous peoples in biodiversity conservation
Target 3 By 2015, achieve a doubling of the value of complementary markets for ecosystem services
Target 4 By 2015, achieve a national increase of 600,000 km2 of native habitat managed primarily for biodiversity conservation across terrestrial, aquatic and marine environments
Target 5 By 2015, 1,000 km2 of fragmented landscapes and aquatic systems are being restored to improve ecological connectivity
Target 6 By 2015, four collaborative continental-scale linkages are established and managed to improve ecological connectivity
Target 7 By 2015, reduce by at least 10% the impacts of invasive species on threatened species and ecological communities in terrestrial, aquatic and marine environments
Target 8 By 2015, nationally agreed science and knowledge priorities for biodiversity conservation are guiding research activities
Target 9 By 2015, all jurisdictions will review relevant legislation, policies and programs to maximize alignment with Australia’s Biodiversity Conservation Strategy
Target 10 By 2015, establish a national long-term biodiversity monitoring and reporting system

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme