Discover parks campgrounds walking tracks native plants animals and more. Most national parks place further restrictions on drone use for example south australian national parks only grant permits for scientific research and commercial filming and in nsw national parks you must obtain consent from the park manager to fly.
This is a list of national parks within australia that are managed by australian state and territory governments.
National parks australia logo. We support the director of national parks who has responsibility under federal environment law for six commonwealth national parks the australian. Find information on national parks and reserves in new south wales australia. You can take your time in south australia s national parks with more than 300 parks covering 21 5 of south australia there is so much to explore in your own backyard.
Find a park book pay. As of 2018 services originally provided by the npws are still provided by the department for environment and water under the brand of national parks south australia. Parks australia looks after australia s natural treasures including kakadu uluru and our beautiful oceans.
Australia has more than 500 national parks. The plan is prepared in accordance with the public governance performance and accountability rule 2014. Each has its own distinct characteristics such as spectacular limestone and sandstone rock formations gorgeous beaches beautiful scenery and a wondrous array of flora and fauna including the world famous kangaroos and dingoes.
We are responsible for six national parks 58 marine parks and the australian national botanic gardens. Covid 19 update find out more. Many nsw national park campgrounds accommodation and visitor centres will start to reopen from 1 june but important changes are in place to keep.
The name may be a misnomer. Carlyn oversees parks australia s enabling services including visitor experiences legal advice human resources learning and development media and marketing finance and asset management and security and property services whilst managing booderee national park a park jointly managed by the wreck bay aboriginal community council and the director of national parks. Parks australia s six commonwealth national parks protect some of the country s most stunning natural areas and aboriginal heritage.
For 7 september 2020. The use of its name and logo continued until the introduction of a new logo and the accompanying name national parks and wildlife in early 1997. Explore australia s national parks and marine parks below.
Nearly all parks are land owned and managed by the states and territories rather than the national government. Parks australia is part of the federal environment portfolio. The director of national parks presents the 2018 22 director of national parks corporate plan which covers the reporting periods of 2018 19 to 2021 22 as required under paragraph 35 1 b of the public governance performance and accountability act 2013.
You best bet is to check with national park staff when you enter.