ID 15585
Government Australia
Submitted for Eighth Ordinary Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 8)
Main Information
Title An overview on incentive programmes in Australia
Description The document provides an extensive overview over the range of incentive measures implemented in Australia for the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity, on federal and state levels. The extensive information provided on individual programmes is captured by separate entries in the database. In addition, the document also provides information (and links) to the following aspects and programmes: (i) grants and funding; (ii) tax concessions; (iii) Conservation Agreements; (iv) maintaining Australia's Biodiversity Hotspots Programme; (v) Australias National Reserve System; (vi) Hands on for Habitat Awards.
Web Link /doc/case-studies/inc/cs-inc-australia-en.doc
Additional Information
Countries Australia
Ecosystems Agricultural Biodiversity
Dry and Sub-Humid Lands Biodiversity
Forest Biodiversity
Inland Waters Biodiversity
Regions Western Europe and Others
Incentive Measures Environmental Funds / Investments
Positive Incentives (subsidies, tax breaks, ...)
Indirect Incentives (property rights, market creation)
Keywords Conservation payments
Environmental funds
Land-use covenants and certification
Land set-aside payments
Tax exemptions