Dr Sally Box is the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Commissioner, championing the implementation of the Australian Government’s Threatened Species Strategy and practical conservation actions to recover our priority threatened birds, mammals and plants. In this seminar, Sally will share results from the recently completed Year 3 progress report for the Threatened Species Strategy, including how the report’s outcomes will help focus future efforts to best support threatened species.
Sally was appointed as the second Threatened Species Commissioner in January 2018. She has a PhD in Plant Sciences and began her career in the Department of the Environment and Energy working on threatened species assessments. Since then, she has worked with the community to design and deliver programs focused on threatened species conservation and climate change action.