Technical Fact Sheet: Biodiversity Assessments

Technical Fact Sheet

This Fact Sheet is designed to assist members of the public to evaluate biodiversity assessments that have been prepared for the purpose of meeting environmental legislative requirements. This Fact Sheet discusses different types of biodiversity assessments, and the elements to be assessed in each of these. It also identifies common failings of biodiversity assessments.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who are intending to prepare a biodiversity assessment, people who wish to assess the adequacy of a biodiversity assessment, and people who want to respond to a biodiversity assessment.

This Fact Sheet should be read in conjunction with Fact Sheets on the laws protecting biodiversity. Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: Conservation on Private Land, Native Animals and Plants, Threatened Species and Ecological Communities, EPBC Act, Commonwealth Threatened Species Law, BioBanking

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