This Management Plan has been prepared in accordance with the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) under which the Gardens is managed. The EPBC Act came into effect on 16 July 2000 and replaces the former:
National Parks and Wildlife Conservation Act 1975 (Parks Act);
Environment Protection (Impact of Proposals) Act 1974;
Endangered Species Protection Act 1992;
Whale Protection Act 1980; and
World Heritage Properties Conservation Act 1983.
Copies of the EPBC Act and the Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 may be purchased from Commonwealth Government shops or may be viewed on the Web via: