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work. The report highlights the importance of maintaining and improving the health of riparian vegetation to improve the geomorphological health of stream systems (Jerie et a l. 2000). The recommendations are followed in determining the actions in the KIBMP. 1.3 Policies and strategies A description of the central policies and strategies that relate to the management of King Island’s biodiversity is provided below. In addition multiple strategies and policies, at both the State and Commonwealth level, such as Australia’s Strategy for the National Reserve System 2009–2030 (2009) and Managing our Coastal Zone in a Changing Climate 2009 are relevant to the KIBMP (National Reserve System Task Group 2009, Commonwealth of Australia 2009). State and Commonwealth policies and strategies have not been described, due to the extensive list that would be required. King Island Vegetation Management Strategy This strategy summarises a public consultation process undertaken in 2003, investigating issues related to vegetation conservation on the Island (Blake 2003). The report identifies five strategic goals: Maintain the biodiversity, landscape integrity and ecological function of King Island; Integrate nature conservation issues with production values on King Island; Put in place institutional mechanisms that support goals one and two without compromising the economic viability of individuals or the King Island community; Clarify the legal and administrative obligations of the King Island community in relation to nature conservation on the Island; and Create mechanisms to align nature conservation goals with the economic wellbeing of the Island. For a detailed list of recommendations refer to the report (Blake 2003). Any relevant information is included in the KIBMP. King Island Natural Resource Management Strategy 2010–2020 The Strategy outlines the expectations and aspirations of the King Island Natural Resource Management Group for natural resource management on the Island (KINRMG 2010). It describes the aspirational goal of the KINRMG and the outcomes for the condition of King Island’s asset areas of Land, Biodiversity, Coast and Water that should be achieved within ten and twenty years. It consists of the Strategic Plan which briefly describes the Island’s NRM assets and their condition, and lists longer term (to be achieved by 2030) and intermediate (2020) outcomes for the state of the asset. The Implementation Plan outlines the outcomes that should be achieved within five years and recommends activities to achieve these outcomes. Quarantine The quarantine strategy on King Island is consistent with that of mainland Tasmania. Details of Tasmania’s Biosecurity Strategy and policy can be found on the DPIPWE web site and will not be discussed in the KIBMP ( ).
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