Condition and management outcomes for Traditional Owner cultural values

State of the Parks Fourth Edition

Understanding the condition of known Traditional Owner places and objects and the appropriate interventions to restore or maintain these places and objects requires park managers to work in close partnership with Traditional Owners.

Indicators

4.4.1 Condition of Traditional Owner places and objects

4.4.2 Extent management objectives met for conservation of Traditional Owner places and objects

Data confidence

 

4.4.1. Condition of Traditional Owner places and objects

  • Park managers reported that Traditional Owner places and objects were in very good or good condition in 36% of relevant parks. Condition was unknown in just over a third of relevant parks.
  • The condition of Traditional Owner places and objects has remained stable since 2013.

condition of Traditional Owner places and object

*Calculated from parks that were assessed in both 2013 and 2018 (n = 92), excluding parks where condition was unknown

Data source: Parks Victoria State of the Parks assessments

condition of known Traditional Owner places and objects

 

4.4.2. Extent management objectives met for conservation of Traditional Owner places and objects

  • Park managers reported that approximately 40% of parks that identified Aboriginal places and objects fully or substantially met objectives for management of those values, while almost 20% did not at all meet management objectives. 
  • The extent to which management objectives for Aboriginal places and objects have been met has remained stable since 2013. 

extent objectives met for conservation of Traditional Owner places and objects

*Calculated from parks that were assessed in both 2013 and 2018 (n = 214)

Data source: Parks Victoria State of the Parks assessments

extent management objectives met for Traditional Owner values conservation

 

Data confidence

Confidence in park manager assessments for condition and management outcomes of Traditional Owner cultural values

data confidence condition of Traditional Owner cultural values

Data source: Parks Victoria State of the Parks assessments

 

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