Governance

Governance

Taronga Zoo Sydney and Taronga Western Plains Zoo Dubbo are operated by the Taronga Conservation Society Australia.

Taronga is a leader in conservation research and environmental education, with its primary objectives being to facilitate visitor and community education, biological research and wildlife conservation.

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Our people

Taronga is constituted under the Zoological Parks Board Act 1973 as a statutory authority owned by the people of New South Wales and administered by the Minister for the Environment and Heritage. 

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Obtaining information

As an organisation committed to conservation, research and education, Taronga holds a wide variety of information. Taronga provides public access to its information in various ways, in accordance with the GIPA Act.

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