Director of National Parks

Regulator function

Manage permits, licences and leases for Commonwealth Parks and Reserves

Legislation

  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
  • Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000
  • Legislative instruments (statutory management plans for Commonwealth parks and gardens)

Regulated community

  • Tourism industry
  • Commercial industry (i.e. filming and photography and events
  • Researchers
  • Marine park users (in addition to the above - commercial shipping, commercial fishing, commercial pearling, commercial aquaculture, recreational fishing, mining etc.)

Portfolio

Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Internal to department / external entity

External