Biodiversity

Revision of feedback is now underway

Public consultation for the draft North East RCS has closed

Vision

Biodiversity in north east Victoria is protected, improved, and valued for its cultural, social, and environmental significance 

Introduction

North east Victoria is remarkably diverse. The region has extensive areas of high biodiversity value that are home to many threatened species. The region is valued for its natural beauty and the many benefits that natural areas provide to the community.

Facts

  • More than 1,135,006 ha of land managed for conservation purposes and public use.
  • 91 properties on private land permanently protected for high-value biodiversity assets.
  • Approximately 400,000 ha of National and State Parks, providing habitat for:
    • 227 rare or threatened flora species, including 60 nationally threatened
    • 102 rare or threatened fauna species, including five nationally threatened
    • 11 threatened ecological communities
    • Highly valued cultural species e.g. bogong moth (Agrotis infusa).