Net Gain in Extent and Condition of Native Vegetation
There has been a loss in native vegetation on public and private land between 2008-2014.The largest contributor to net loss in native vegetation on private and freehold land is entitled uses (e.g. grazing, removal of trees and fallen logs for personal use), unmanaged threats beyond legislative obligations (e.g. environmental weeds) and clearing that is exempt from requiring a permit (e.g. fences and fire protection).
Measures:Estimates of the overall rate of change in extent and quality of native vegetation on public and private land in Victoria.
Topics:Biodiversity: plants & animals