Criterion 3: Maintenance of ecosystem health and vitality
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.
Criterion 3 is available as an accessible PDF[4.2 MB]
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:
|Data for Indicator 3.1a [85 KB]||Data for Indicator 3.1b [65 KB]|