The CCSA is an umbrella organisation representing approximately 60 member groups whose main purpose is conservation and protection of the South Australian environment. Campaigns include biodiversity and natural resource management. A number of vegetation-related publications can be downloaded from the website. Search for ‘native vegetation’.
Phone: 08 8223 5155
The Conservation Council represents over 35 community and conservation organisations. Campaigns include woodland and grassland conservation, and integrated catchment management.
Phone: 02 6247 7808
The CCWA is the umbrella organisation for almost 70 conservation groups in Western Australia. Vegetation-related projects include biodiversity, salinity and rural liaison.
Phone: 08 9420 7266
ECNT is the peak environment group in the Territory. Vegetation-related campaigns include land clearing and climate change. A field guide to environmental weeds is available for purchase on-line.
Phone: 08 8981 1984
EV is the peak conservation organisation in Victoria. EV has been active in policy reform aimed at strengthening clearing controls and promoting biodiverse and sustainable landscapes.
Phone: 03 9341 8100
Greening Australia is a national organisation that seeks to help people preserve, protect, establish and manage Australia’s native vegetation. Greening Australia has developed partnerships with leading scientific and research agencies so that communities across Australia can access cutting edge techniques and information to tackle their local vegetation issues.
Greening Australia State and Territory offices:
ACT & SE NSW
Phone: 02 6253 3035
New South Wales
Phone: 02 9560 9144
Phone: 08 8981 1344
Phone: 07 3902 4444
Phone: 08 8372 0120
Phone: 03 6223 6377
Phone: 03 9450 5300
Phone: 08 9335 8933
The Natural Heritage program of the Western Australian National Trust assists private landholders to conserve and manage their bushland by: providing legal protection for privately owned bushland using conservation covenants; providing stewardship services and management advice to owners of covenanted land; and providing a revolving fund, BushBank, to purchase, covenant and on-sell land of high conservation value.
Phone: (08) 9321 6088
The Nature Conservation Council of NSW is the peak umbrella organisation for 130 conservation and environment groups. NCC campaigns include forests and native vegetation. The website includes a number of electronic resources, fact sheets and references on issues such as land clearing, remnant vegetation, vegetation management plans and sustainable agriculture.
Phone: 02 9279 2466
The NCT is working to increase conservation efforts on private land by entering conservation covenants with private landholders, and providing long term monitoring and support for all agreements. The NCT also manages a revolving fund to purchase significant native habitats. The NCT uses the fund to purchase land, place a perpetual conservation covenant on the title to protect its natural values, and then on-sell it a conservation-minded owner. The money raised from sales is used to purchase further properties for conservation.
Phone: 02 6620 3448
The Nature Foundation is helping to conserve native bushland on private land through a revolving fund called Bushbank SA.
Phone: 1300 366 191 / 08 8340 2880
The QCC represents over 50 environmental groups in Queensland in working for the protection and promotion of Australia’s natural environment and biodiversity. It campaigns on a number of environmental issues, including the protection of biodiversity, rivers and oceans, control of land clearing and protection of native vegetation.
Phone: 07 3221 0188
The TCT works to ensure that competing demands for natural resources are resolved in a rational and environmentally responsible manner. It aims to foster and assist in the conservation of flora, fauna and important natural, archaeological and cultural features of Tasmania.
Phone: 03 6234 3552
The TLC is helping to conserve native vegetation on private land by managing a revolving fund.
Phone: 03 6225 1399
Trust for Nature in Victoria is working to conserve all significant natural areas in private ownership in Victoria by purchasing land and entering conservation covenants with private landholders. Trust for Nature also manages a revolving fund to purchase significant native habitats. Bush properties are purchased by Trust for Nature and then on-sold with a conservation covenant on the titled to a new owner. The money raised from sales is used to purchase further properties for conservation.
Phone: 1800 999 933, 03 9670 9933
The UMCCC is a community based organisation made up of agencies and groups that are responsible for natural resource management in the upper Murrumbidgee catchment. The UMCCC operates as a regional cross-border network to enhance communication between agencies and groups in NSW and the Australian Capital Territory, and employs a part-time facilitator to convene meetings, coordinate policy and funding submissions and communication activities.
Phone: 02 6207 2999