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Altered fire regimes pressure on the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia

Key finding

Appropriate fire regimes are critical to maintaining many of the property’s World Heritage values.

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (information applies statewide, map locations are for reference only)

Intense wildfires and fires outside planned burned guidelines are threats to Gondwana Rainforests’ Outstanding Universal Value. Park managers undertake active fire management planning and implementation in the National Park estate of Gondwana Rainforests.  Park management agencies are continuing to build a better understanding of the interactions between fire and rainforest as part of their adaptive management approach.

This threat is considered low.

More information:

Indicator: Altered fire regimes

Altered fire regimes pressure on the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area.

Last updated 10 May 2019