Dataset: 2016 SoE Biodiversity First time forest clearing and re-clearing in Australia since 1973


Data showing deforestation trends in Australia, between 1973 and 2014. Data provided by the Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy.

For further information see: the Greenhouse Emissions Information System. Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry Activity Table 1990-2014 (August 2016) at

This data was used by the Department of Environment and Energy to produce Figure BIO4 in the Biodiversity theme of Australia State of the Environment 2016, available at

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