Forest spatial data

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The following datasets were developed for national and international reporting purposes:

Forests of Australia (2018)

  • Forests of Australia (2018) is a continental spatial dataset of forest extent, by national forest categories and types, assembled for Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018. It was developed from multiple forest, vegetation and land cover data inputs, including contributions from Australian, state and territory government agencies and external sources. 

​Tenure of Australia's forests (2018)

Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2020)

  • Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2020) is a continental spatial dataset that identifies and reports separately the individual attributes of Australia’s Indigenous estate, namely the extent of land and forest over which Indigenous peoples and communities have ownership, management or co-management, or other special rights.

Fires in Australia's forests 2011–16 (2018)​

Australia's plantations 2016​

Superseded​ datasets are available here.

Last reviewed: 8 January 2021