The purpose of this position statement is to present principles for the development and implementation of prescribed burning policies and programs on lands vested in the Commission.
This document sets forth the Conservation Commission’s position on the implementation of conservation reserve system proposals and land acquisitions.
Position Statement No. 3 - Mining in lands vested in the Conservation Commission of Western Australia
The Conservation Commission Position Statement No. 3: mining in lands vested in the Conservation Commission of Western Australia (May 2015) updates and replaces the previous Position Statement of April 2011.
This document sets forth the Conservation Commission’s position on mosquito management in relation to conservation reserves.
The Commission prepares management plans for vested lands and waters through the agency of the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
Position Statement No. 7 - The threat of Phytophthora dieback to biodiversity values on vested lands
The adverse impacts of the invasive and destructive plant pathogen Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands (P. cinnamomi) on the biodiversity of the south-west of Western Australia (WA) are of utmost concern to the Conservation Commission.
The development of SMARTER management plan objectives is in keeping with the development of SMARTER management plans and is part of an overall process objective of continuous improvement in the preparation of plans to enable adaptive management.
Position Statement No. 10 - monitoring strategy for assessing the implementation of management plans
Monitoring Strategy for assessing the implementation of management plans prepared by the Conservation Commission under the Conservation and Land Management Act 1984.
Position Statement No. 11 - the protection of surface and groundwater biodiversity values of vested lands
Management plans prepared by the Conservation Commission under the CALM Act identify key values and threats, management objectives and actions and key performance indicators (KPIs) for land vested in the Conservation Commission.
Position Statement No. 12 - Basic Raw Materials: state government and local government access to vested lands
This Position Statement updates and replaces the Conservation Commission’s Policy Statement No. 3: Basic Raw Materials of July 2006.
Context and background
Section 19 of the Conservation and Land Management Act 1984 (the Act or CALM Act) lists the functions of the Conservation and Parks Commission (the Commission) . Two of these functions specifically deal with the development of policies, as follows:
Marine parks and reserves in Western Australia are established under the Conservation and Land Management Act 1984 (CALM Act).
Position Statement No. 16 - Periodic Performance Assessment of the implementation of management plans
The Conservation and Parks Commission considers performance assessment to be a vital component of good governance.
Beaches often accumulate sizeable stocks of marine detritus, commonly referred to as wrack.
Position Statement: Protecting and conserving the value of the land to the culture and heritage of Aboriginal persons