Sustainability & Biodiversity

The Shire of Denmark acknowledges the importance of the natural environment to the residents of Denmark and the region.
We work with residents, relevant agencies and stakeholders to maintain a high standard of environmental protection and its integration with community life. 

Read the Shire of Denmark Sustainability Strategy 2021- 2031

Read the Shire of Denmark Sustainability Action Plan

Read the Sustainability Strategy Community Consultation Findings Report

Our Sustainability Officer

The Shire of Denmark employs a Sustainability Officer who is responsible for the following:

  • Bushland, Coastal and Foreshore Reserve Management - strategic reserve management planning and implementation of actions related to management plans
  • Flora and Fauna Protection - biodiversity preservation and protection 
  • Invasive Species Management - mitigation of threats from weeds, ferals and pathogens through invasive species control programs
  • Native Vegetation Clearing - environmental impact assessments and provision of technical expertise and advice related to native vegetation clearing enquiries
  • Waterways - management of waterways for nutrient control in agriculture, salinity control and protection of riparian vegetation
  • Sustainability - facilitation of best sustainable practice for Shire operations and community oriented sustainability programs
  • Indigenous Heritage - recognition and acknowledgement of the First Nation's peoples knowledge, connections and ongoing contributions to the land
  • Community education - education provision and liaison to the community on biodiversity and sustainability related topics

For further information related to biodiversity management and sustainability best practice please contact Sustainability Officer Yvette Caruso on (08) 9848 0300 or