Parsons Brinckerhoff recently prepared a review for the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts relating to the effectiveness of implementing the 1998 National Koala Conservation Strategy. As part of that review you kindly provided a written submission providing your knowledge and opinions of the strategy.
The review of the stratagy has now been completed and the resulting evaluation report Review of Progress in Implementing the 1998 National Koala Conservation Strategy was presented to the steering committee on 9 October 2008. Information obtained from this evaluation will inform the review and update of the strategy. The steering committee is currently revising the strategy, and writing an accompanying implementation plan to address the issues raised in the evaluation report. The revised draft strategy and implementation plan will be available for public exhibition and comment in 2009.
For your information, the evaluation report is now available on the Department's website at: