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Nature Reserves in Australia

Australia's Biosphere Reserves

A biosphere reserve is a unique concept which includes one or more protected areas and surrounding lands that are managed to combine both conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.

Australia currently has 14 Biosphere Reserves:

  • Barkindji Biosphere Reserve, New South Wales
  • Fitzgerald River National Park, Western Australia
  • Great Sandy Biosphere Reserve, Queensland
  • Hattah-Kulkyne National Park and Murray-Kulkyne Park, Victoria
  • Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales
  • Mornington Peninsula and Western Port, Victoria
  • Mamungari Conservation Park, South Australia  
  • Noosa Biosphere Reserve, Queensland
  • Prince Regent River Nature Reserve, Western Australia
  • Riverland Biosphere Reserve, South Australia
  • Calperum and Taylorville Stations
  • Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory
  • Wilsons Promontory National Park, Victoria
  • Yathong Nature Reserve, New South Wales

 

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Queensland
  • Australia Papua New Guinea Protected Zone
  • Simpson Desert Regional Reserve South Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland
  • Yellabinna Regional Reserve South Australia
  • Great Victoria Desert Nature Reserve Western Australia and South Australia
  • Nullarbor Regional Reserve Western Australia and South Australia
  • Conservation Park South Australia and Western Australia
  • Gibson Desert Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Kakadu National Park the Northern Territory
  • Gregory National Park the Northern Territory
  • Innamincka Regional Reserve South Australia and Queensland
  • Lake Eyre National Park South Australia
  • Rudall River National Park Western Australia
  • Tallaringa Conservation Park South Australia
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Central Section Queensland
  • Strzelecki Regional Reserve South Australia
  • Shark Bay Marine Park Western Australia
  • Murray-Sunset National Park Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia
  • Simpson Desert National Park the Northern Territory and Queensland
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Cairns Section Queensland
  • Southwest National Park Tasmania
  • Lake Torrens National Park South Australia
  • Prince Regent Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Dundas Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Witjira National Park South Australia and the Northern Territory
  • Neale Junction Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Diamantina National Park Queensland
  • Simpson Desert Conservation Park South Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland
  • Kosciuszko National Park Victoria, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory
  • Karijini National Park Western Australia
  • Nuytsland Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Nullarbor National Park Western Australia and South Australia
  • Recherche Archipelago Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Sturt National Park New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia
  • Lakefield National Park Queensland
  • Conservation Park Western Australia
  • Great Aust Bight Marine Park (Commonwealth Waters)
  • Staaten River National Park Queensland
  • D'Entrecasteaux National Park Western Australia
  • Drysdale River National Park Western Australia
  • Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park Tasmania
  • Toolonga Nature Reserve Western Australia
  • Lumholtz National Park Queensland
  • Great Australian Bight Marine National Park South Australia
  • Mungkan Kandju National Park Queensland
  • Lawn Hill National Park Queensland and the Northern Territory
  • Morton National Park New South Wales
  • Alpine National Park Victoria and New South Wales
  • Jardine River National Park Queensland
  • Coorong National Park South Australia