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Statement of Objectives

VISION

The collections, data and expertise of Australian herbaria, individually and collectively, are widely recognised as a key focus for the nation’s knowledge and information base on plant, algal and fungal biodiversity.

MISSION

Leading through cooperation the advancement and dissemination of Australian plant biodiversity knowledge for the benefit of the Australian community.

OBJECTIVES

Relevance of herbaria to biodiversity knowledge

Importance of national cooperative effort

Management and dissemination of information

Training

Promotion of taxonomic research

Cooperation on collections management, development and utilisation

Links with relevant organisations

 

September 2001