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Director of National Parks

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: Management of Commonwealth reserves as outstanding natural places that enhance Australia's well-being through the protection and conservation of their natural and cultural values, supporting the aspirations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in managing their traditional land and sea country, and offering world class natural and cultural visitor experiences.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Parks and Reserves Director of National Parks

(a) Performance Criterion 3: Partnerships with Traditional Owners and/or other stakeholders enhance the management of Commonwealth parks and gardens for all AustraliansCriterion 3 acknowledges the key role of partnerships with Traditional Owners and other stakeholders in the DNP's purpose to protect, conserve and enhance the management of Commonwealth parks and gardens. Key activities for this criterion are significant programs or areas of work that enhance the management of Commonwealth parks and gardens through partnerships with Traditional Owners and/or other stakeholdersBuild partnerships with Traditional Owners and Indigenous communities to manage country in jointly managed parks/sea country, and to facilitate participation in park management activities Establish and Implement the CANBR Partnership Agreement 2020-25Enhance the decision making and governance capabilities of Boards of Management and Traditional Owner input into decision makingIn partnership with the Boards of Management, identify and seek solutions that support improved management level opportunities for Indigenous personnelPromote the National Parks Conservation Trust to explore innovative funding opportunities for Commonwealth parks and gardensDevelop and implement avenues to support Indigenous employment Continued on following page 2.1.2: Performance measure for Outcome 1 (continued)

# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and the Environment Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The DNP and DCCEEW work together in setting policy directions for science, heritage and species management in Commonwealth managed parks and gardens. The DNP works with DCCEEW to transition Jabiru township from a mining to a tourism-based economy.

1.2 Environmental Information and Research Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The DNP and DCCEEW work together in setting policy directions for science, heritage and species management in Commonwealth managed parks and gardens. The DNP works with DCCEEW to transition Jabiru township from a mining to a tourism-based economy.

1.4 Conservation of Australia's Heritage and Environment Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The DNP and DCCEEW work together in setting policy directions for science, heritage and species management in Commonwealth managed parks and gardens. The DNP works with DCCEEW to transition Jabiru township from a mining to a tourism-based economy.

1.6 Management of Hazardous Wastes, Substances and Pollutants Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The DNP and DCCEEW work together in setting policy directions for science, heritage and species management in Commonwealth managed parks and gardens. The DNP works with DCCEEW to transition Jabiru township from a mining to a tourism-based economy.

1.1 Infrastructure Investment Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The DNP is working with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications to secure the future of Jabiru by supporting the township's transition from a reliance on mining to a tourism-based economy that leverages its proximity to the Kakadu National Park. Funding of $70 million for roads within Kakadu National Park under the Infrastructure Investment Program will complement an investment of more than $100 million by the Australian Government to improve tourism infrastructure across the park and to bolster the local economy and support Indigenous businesses and employment. Continued on following page

1.1 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority

The Coral Sea Marine Park managed by the DNP adjoins the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and provides complementary protection for ecosystems and biodiversity in the region.

1.1 Jobs, Land and the Economy National Indigenous Australians Agency

The DNP is working with the National Indigenous Australians Agency to grow tourism within Kakadu National Park, with funding of $35 million.