The success of this strategy will be evidence of effective leadership. Leaders will drive the achievement of its targets for the regional community. They will bring relevant organisations together and foster collaboration to achieve optimum results with available resources.
Specific targets are set for the diversity and population health of native animal species (Targets). Leaders for the achievement of the targets and agreed statements of commitment are listed below.
The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) considers these targets important and achievable. DELWP recognises collaboration and coordination are important for attaining these targets and will play a lead role by fostering partnerships to help achieve them.
Consistent with priorities and available resources, DELWP will take a lead role in areas such as research, policy development, public land planning and on-ground work.
DELWP will collect and contribute data to help monitor progress towards these targets.
Regional Director, Port Phillip Region.
The health of the following species populations to be stable or improving by 2030:
Tree Goanna or Lace Monitor
Long Nosed Bandicoot
Chocolate Wattled Bat
Victorian Smooth Froglet
FRESHWATER FISH & ASSOCIATIONS
(Additional indicator marine species to be determined)
The diversity of native animal species in this region has been assessed (Method & Condition). Lead organisations are committed to addressing the pressures and to attaining the targets. Targets and leadership arrangements are determined in consultation with relevant departments, agencies and delegated land managers. Arrangements are in place to monitor and report on progress.