Maps and other graphics

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​These maps and other graphics were produced for Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018, and are available here for download as moderate resolution files. A selection of key maps are available at Forest maps​.

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Executive summary maps

Australia's forest​s, by forest category – PNG [0.8 MB] – PDF [3.6 MB]

Distribution of listed threatened forest-dependent fauna species – PNG [0.8 MB] – PDF [2.8 MB]

Distribution of forest ​burnt by fire in the period 2011–12 to 2015–16, by fire frequency – PNG [0.9 MB]PDF [2.0 MB]

Distribution of the Indigenous forest estate by land ownership and management categories – PNG [0.8 MB] PDF [2.2 MB]​​

Indigenous Locations, by proportion of the Indigenous workforce employed in forest and wood products industries, 2016 – PNG [0.6 MB]​ – PDF [4.2 MB]

Introduction maps

Figure I.i: Agro-ecological regions of Australia – PNG [0.​8 MB] – PDF [8.4 MB]

Figure I.ii: Mean annual rainfall across Australia – PNG [0.8 MB] – PDF [8.4 MB]

Figure I.iii: Distribution of native eucalypt forest, by crown cover class – PNG [0.9 MB] PDF [3.3 MB]

Figure I.iv: Eucalypt mallee, eucalypt non-mallee and non-eucalypt native forest – PNG [0.9 MB] – PDF [3.2 MB]​​

Figure I.v: National Plantation Inventory regions of Australia – PNG [0.8 MB] – PDF [2.5 MB]

Figure I.vi: Regional Forest Agreement and related regions in Australia – PNG [0.8 MB] – PDF [2.5 MB]

​Criterion 1 maps and other graphics

Indicator 1.1a Area of forest by forest type and tenure

Indicator 1.1b Area of forest, by growth stage

  • Figure 1.14: Classification of growth stages in native forests – PN​G [0.1 MB]

Indicator 1.1c Area of forest in protected area categories

Indicator 1.1d Fragmentation of forest cover

  • Figure 1.17: Schematic diagram illustrating fragmentation metrics – PNG [0.1 MB]
  • Figure 1.18: Native forest fragmentation class distribution across Australia – PNG [0.9 MB] – P​DF [3.4 MB]
  • Figure 1.19: Native forest fragmentation class distribution across south-west Western Australia – PNG [0.5 MB] – PDF [3.3 MB]
  • Figure 1.20: Native forest fragmentation class distribution across an area near Lake Burragorang (Warragamba Dam), south-west of Sydney, New South Wales – PNG [0.2 MB] – P​DF [7.4 MB]
  • Figure 1.21: Native forest patch size distribution across Australia PNG [0.8 MB] – PDF [3.4 MB]

Indicator 1.2b The status of forest dwelling species at risk of not maintaining viable breeding populations, as determined by legislation or scientific assessment

Indicator 1.2c Representative species from a range of habitats monitored at scales relevant to regional forest management

Criterion 2 maps and other graphics

Indicator 2.1a Native forest available for wood production, area harvested, and growing stock of merchantable and non merchantable tree species

  • Figure 2.1: Australia’s native forest available and suitable for commercial wood production, 2016 – PNG [1.6 MB] – PDF [3.7 MB]
  • Figure 2.3: Silvicultural systems ​used in Australia's native forests – PNG [1.6 MB]

Indicator 2.1c Annual removal of wood products compared to the volume determined to be sustainable for native forests, and future yields for plantations

Criterion 3 maps

Indicator 3.1a Scale and impact of agents and processes affecting forest health and vitality

  • Figure 3.6: Flux measurement sites in the TERN OzFlux facility that observed forest function during the 2013 heatwave – PNG [0.7 MB] PDF [1.4 MB]

Indicator 3.1b Area of forest burnt by planned and unplanned fire

Criterion 5 maps​

Indicator 5.1a Contribution of forest ecosystems and forest industries to the global greenhouse gas balance

Criterion 6 maps​

Indicator 6.4a Area of forest to which Indigenous people have use and rights that protect their special values and are recognised through formal and informal management regimes

Indicator 6.5c Resilience of forest dependent communities to changing social and economic conditions

  • Figure 6.45: Local Government Areas, by proportion of the total workforce employed in forest and wood products industries, 2016 PNG [0.8 MB] PDF [4.3 MB]

Indicator 6.5d Resilience of forest dependent Indigenous communities to changing social and economic conditions​

  • Figure 6.46: Indigenous Locations, by proportion of the Indigenous workforce employed in forest and wood products industries, 2016 PNG [0.6 MB] PDF [4.2 MB]
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A single PDF ​file of all maps produced for Australia's State of the Forests Report 2018 is available here: SOFR ​2018 map package​ [31 MB]​.

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019