Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

DBCA was created on 1 July 2017

This followed the WA State Government's decision to bring together:

What we do

We work to conserve WA’s biodiversity, cultural and natural values. We also provide world-recognised nature-based tourism and recreation experiences for the community. We:

  • manage WA’s parks, forests and reserves to achieve wildlife conservation
  • provide sustainable recreation and tourism opportunities
  • protect communities and assets from bushfire
  • work to grow visitor numbers at Rottnest Island by providing best-in-class tourism experiences
  • enhance Rottnest’s unique heritage and environment
  • inspire and act for wildlife conservation at Perth Zoo
  • work with the community to conserve and showcase our biological diversity at Kings Park and Botanic Garden and Bold Park
  • provide support to the Conservation and Parks Commission and Swan River Trust

Scientific excellence underpins all we do. This ensures we deliver effective conservation of the State’s biodiversity.

Corporate structure

Learn about DBCA's corporate structure.

Page reviewed 18 May 2022