This Statement of Regulatory Intent sets out proposed public commitments for how the Conservation Regulator will acquit its responsibilities and measure its performance as a regulator.
Wildlife is an important part of our environment and essential to the functioning and health of our ecosystems. In Victoria, all wildlife and their habitat are protected under the Wildlife Act 1975.
There are a number of laws that make up the regulatory framework for the protection of wildlife in Victoria. The primary legislation is the Wildlife Act 1975.
This section outlines the Scope of this Statement of Regulatory Intent and what is regulated by other authorities.
The Conservation Regulator undertakes a range of activities to support compliance with the law. We use a balanced approach including education, compliance support and enforcement of the law.
The Wildlife Statement of Regulatory Intent will be kept current as additional intelligence, regulatory reform, and innovative regulatory approaches emerge.
There are several ways you can communicate with us, whether you’ve seen something that could be a breach in compliance, causing environmental harm, to seek advice, find information or share your idea.
There is a range of legislation and regulatory instruments that make up the regulatory framework that protects and regulates activities concerning wildlife.
The Conservation Regulator will report in October each year on its performance for the previous financial year.
Updated 15 February 2022