Parks Australia


Parks Australia

Kakadu sunset
Savannah woodland, Kakadu National Park | Ben Grundy

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Parks Australia supports the Director of National Parks, the federal park agency, in managing six Commonwealth national parks, the Australian National Botanic Gardens, and Australia's network of Commonwealth marine reserves.

Parks Australia staff are part of the federal environment portfolio, in the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. The Director of National Parks is a statutory officeholder, charged under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act) with helping to conserve Australia's biodiversity and cultural heritage.

You can find more information about Parks Australia in the Director of National Parks Annual Report and the State of the Parks report.

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