This criterion aims to cover the range of agents and processes that affect the health and vitality of native forests and commercial plantations, including the scale and impact of vertebrate and invertebrate pests, pathogens and weeds, environmental factors such as drought and extreme weather events, and the impacts of forest fire, including the area of forest burnt by planned fires and by unplanned fires.
The data for the tables and figures presented in Criterion 3 of Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available by Indicator here:
The data for the tables and figures for all indicators in Criterion 3 are also available in a single zip file [131 KB].
Downloadable versions of maps from Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available at Maps and other graphics.
Downloadable spatial data for forest cover, forest tenure, forest fires, and the Indigenous forest estate from Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 are available Forest spatial data.