Parks and Wildlife Strategic Directions 2014-17

Parks and Wildlife Strategic Directions 2014-17After 12 months of successful operations, the Department of Parks and Wildlife has released its revised Strategic Directions for the next three years, with specific goals for the next year, to be updated annually.

The overarching theme of the new Parks and Wildlife Strategic Directions is to focus our investment and resources on those programs that result in tangible improvements to on-ground management outcomes.

Download the pdfDepartment of Parks and Wildlife Strategic Directions 2014-171.27 MB.

Protecting the nature of the Kimberley

Kimberley Science and Conservation Strategy Key achievements of the Landscape Conservation InitiativeThe Landscape Conservation Initiative—the largest conservation project ever undertaken in Western Australia—was established in 2011 as part of the State Government's Kimberley Science and Conservation Strategy, to retain and enhance the high biodiversity and landscape values in the north Kimberley.This visionary project is being implemented by the Department of Parks and Wildlife in collaboration with native title holders and Indigenous ranger groups, government agencies, non-government organisations and pastoralists to protect biodiversity values across property boundaries in the north and central Kimberley.

Find out about our pdfkey achievements so far.


Winter school holiday activities

Nearer to nature Winter 2014Free entry to national parks for Nature Play passport holders over the July school holidays!

Take a look at what Nearer to Nature is offering during the winter school holidays at various spots around the Perth metropolitan area.

Not in Perth? We've also got activities in pdfBroome, pdfEighty Mile Beach Marine Park  and the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk in Walpole-Nornalup National Park.