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Australia | Visitation to New South Wales NPs more than doubles in 8 years—but park staffing down

Record numbers of people are visiting NSW national parks but there are fewer permanent rangers and managers to meet conservation goals and ensure public safety.


NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton said there were 54 million visitors to NSW national parks in 2018, up from 24 million in 2010.


https://www.smh.com.au/politics/nsw/warning-over-public-safety-in-national-parks-as-popularity-soars-20190207-p50wbg.html

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