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REVISED PRICKLY ACACIA NATIONAL STRATEGY TABLE Vision: Prickly acacia is eradicated outside of core infestations within Queensland and national impacts reduced to a minimum 3. Maintain and enhance national commitment to manage prickly acacia Objectives are: A Coordinate the implementation of the strategic plan. B. Monitor and evaluate implementation of the strategic plan C. Resourcing & stakeholder support of the plan D. Inform and educate stakeholders about prickly acacia E. National mapping tools developed Strategies National Action/s and Tasks Responsibilities Performance Indicators (inc. Timing) 3.1 Manage implementation of the Maintain an effective National Prickle AWC, Australian govt., NPBMG conducts one plan Bush Management Group & provide state & territory lead meeting and two with sufficient resourcing to lead and agencies, National teleconferences annually evaluate strategy implementation Coordinator Evaluation reports until phase 3 Maintain strategy coordination through a national coordinator and/or AWC, Australian govt., Continued employment of inter-jurisdictional collaboration state & territory lead a National Coordinator, agencies, National jurisdictional participation Coordinator on NPBMG Collate strategic plan milestones and National Coordinator, Strategy report received in 3.2 Monitor and evaluate report on progress annually to AWC, NPBMG September/October each implementation of the strategy DAFF and key ...

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Correspondence address:
P.O. Box 53 Cloncurry Q. 4824
Coordinator: Nathan March
Chairperson: Louise Moloney
Ph: 07 47421311
Fax: 07 47421899
Email:
nathan.march@deedi.qld.gov.au
REVISED PRICKLY ACACIA NATIONAL STRATEGY TABLE
Vision:
Prickly acacia is eradicated outside of core infestations within Queensland and national impacts reduced to a minimum
3.
Maintain and enhance national commitment to manage prickly acacia
Objectives are:
A
Coordinate the implementation of the strategic plan.
B. Monitor and evaluate implementation of the strategic plan
C. Resourcing & stakeholder support of the plan
D. Inform and educate stakeholders about prickly acacia
E. National mapping tools developed
Strategies
National Action/s and Tasks
Responsibilities
Performance Indicators
(inc. Timing)
3.1 Manage implementation of the
plan
Maintain an effective National Prickle
Bush Management Group & provide
with sufficient resourcing to lead and
evaluate strategy implementation
until phase 3
Maintain strategy coordination
through a national coordinator and/or
inter-jurisdictional collaboration
AWC, Australian govt.,
state & territory lead
agencies, National
Coordinator
AWC, Australian govt.,
state & territory lead
agencies, National
Coordinator
NPBMG conducts one
meeting and two
teleconferences annually
Evaluation reports
Continued employment of
a National Coordinator,
jurisdictional participation
on NPBMG
3.2 Monitor and evaluate
implementation of the strategy
Collate strategic plan milestones and
report on progress annually to AWC,
DAFF and key stakeholders
Develop and implement a Monitoring,
Evaluation, Reporting and
Improvement (MERI) plan
National Coordinator,
NPBMG
National Coordinator,
NPBMG
Strategy report received in
September/October each
year
Draft MERI plan for
National Prickly Acacia
Strategic Plan developed
by November 2010
Correspondence address:
P.O. Box 53 Cloncurry Q. 4824
Coordinator: Nathan March
Chairperson: Louise Moloney
Ph: 07 47421311
Fax: 07 47421899
Email:
nathan.march@deedi.qld.gov.au
Monitor and evaluate activities and
disseminate results to relevant
stakeholders
Community & agency
project coordinators,
lead agencies,
National Coordinator
Project evaluation reports,
annual strategy report
3.3 Coordinate communication
about the strategy
Conduct communication activities to
ensure awareness of the plan,
priority actions and achievements
Ensure linkages with other relevant
WoNS strategies and other plans to
maximise awareness
National Coordinator,
NPBMG
National Coordinator
Number of communication
activities
Number of joint activities
3.4 Seek support and resources for
strategy delivery
Market the strategy and seek
adequate funding and stakeholder
support for nationally strategic
actions
Facilitate and support regional, state,
territory and national funding
initiatives to address nationally
strategic infestation areas and asset
protection
Undertake research for risk
assessment, environmental impacts,
agricultural impacts, management
tools, biological control, dieback
investigations & mapping
technologies
Facilitate collaborative partnerships
to improve prickly acacia
coordination and control outcomes
National Coordinator,
NPBMG
National Coordinator,
NPBMG, lead
agencies
CSIRO, DEEDI, UQ,
other universities
National Coordinator,
NPBMG, lead
agencies, community
groups, local govt
Priority action framework
updated annually (March
2011)
Number and value of
funding initiatives
assessed annually
Projects initiated,
completed and reported
(annually)
Number of collaborative
partnerships & meetings
annually
Correspondence address:
P.O. Box 53 Cloncurry Q. 4824
Coordinator: Nathan March
Chairperson: Louise Moloney
Ph: 07 47421311
Fax: 07 47421899
Email:
nathan.march@deedi.qld.gov.au
Undertake joint actions where
appropriate with other WoNS
strategies
National Coordinator
Number of joint actions,
meetings annually
3.5 Increase education and
awareness of the prickly acacia
situation in Australia
Promote awareness of the threat and
impacts of prickly acacia
Direct awareness campaigns to
target groups in high risk regions
Produce and distribute identification
materials for prickly acacia and joint
products with mesquite &
Parkinsonia
National Coordinator,
NPBMG, lead
agencies, community
groups, local govt
National Coordinator,
NPBMG, DEEDI,
NRETAS, DAFWA,
PIRSA, I&I NSW, Vic
DPI, community
groups, local govt
National Coordinator,
NPBMG, lead
agencies, community
groups
Presentations & products
annually
High risk regions
documented (June 2011).
Presentations, products,
media targeting regions
prepared and delivered.
Products developed &
numbers distributed
(annually)
3.6 Maintain an appropriate
legislative framework for prickly
acacia management
Maintain declaration of prickly acacia
to prevent trade and distribution in all
States and Territories
Enhance policy support for nationally
strategic actions
Promote landholder awareness of
their responsibilities under legislation
Utilise enforcement where necessary
to complement eradication objectives
and/or protect control investments
DEEDI, NRETAS,
DAFWA, PIRSA, I&I
NSW, Vic DPI, AQIS
DEEDI, NRETAS,
DAFWA, PIRSA, I&I
NSW, Vic DPI,
National Coordinator
Local govt., DEEDI,
NRETAS, DAFWA,
PIRSA,
Local government,
DEEDI, NRETAS,
DAFWA, PIRSA
Prickly acacia remains
listed on relevant
legislation/regulations
New policies updated,
state & territory action
plans. NT plan by 2011
Events, media and articles
mentioning responsibilities
Number of enforcement
actions
Correspondence address:
P.O. Box 53 Cloncurry Q. 4824
Coordinator: Nathan March
Chairperson: Louise Moloney
Ph: 07 47421311
Fax: 07 47421899
Email:
nathan.march@deedi.qld.gov.au
and environmental assets
3.7 Develop maps of prickly acacia
distribution and management zones
Maintain and update national
distribution and density maps
Develop distribution and density
maps at appropriate scales for
project management, planning,
resource prioritisation and reporting
Develop, delineate and publish
national management zones
incorporating eradication, active
management and containment
Annually review national
management zones including
community, industry and government
submissions to amend zoning
Determine nationally consistent data
attributes for evaluation of prickly
acacia management progress in
each zone
Investigate and assess new
techniques for prickly acacia
mapping including remote sensing
and unmanned aerial vehicles
National Coordinator,
NPBMG, DEEDI,
NRETAS, DAFWA,
PIRSA
Regional groups, local
government, DEEDI,
NRETAS, DAFWA,
PIRSA,
National Coordinator,
NPBMG
NPBMG, National
Coordinator
National Coordinator,
NPBMG
DERM, University of
Sydney, DEEDI
National maps updated
(biennially)
Number of maps produced
and area incorporated by
mapping (annually)
National maps updated
(biennially)
National maps updated &
proposed changes
endorsed by NPBMG
(biennially)
Data attributes determined
by June 2011 & recorded
in meeting minutes
Project reports received
by 30 June 2011