The new major players in conservation? NGOs thrive while national parks struggle

28 Feb 2023
Mala wallaby
A mala wallaby in the feral predator-free fenced area of Newhaven Wildlife Sanctuary. Non-government conservation efforts have been crucial to recent recovery successes for this critically endangered species. Image: Wayne Lawler/Australian Wildlife Conservancy

It might surprise you to know that not-for-profit conservation organisations own, manage or influence growing chunks of Australia.

Not-for-profit NGOs such as The Nature Conservancy, Australian Wildlife Conservancy, Bush Heritage Australia and Trust for Nature contribute to management of over three million square kilometres, including owning about 50,000 square kilometres.

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