Values in our Road Reserves

Western Australia’s environment is globally significant with unique conservation values. Our road network often adjoins natural areas with some road reserves themselves containing highly valued remnant vegetation.

We consider our road reserves as our ‘Green Asset’, which contains the following values:

  • Supports flora and fauna, including threatened species
  • Provides local communities with a sense of place and identity
  • Links travellers to natural heritage and supports tourism
  • Provides a basis for the wildflower tourism industry
  • Contains Heritage Values
  • Provides windbreaks and stock shelter areas for adjoining farmland

Environmental values within and adjacent to our road reserves in each of our eight regions are highlighted in our map.

Great Western Woodlands

Image: Greater Western Woodlands

Road in Fitzgerald National Park

Image: Fitzgerald National Park in Hopetoun

Acknowledgement of country

The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.

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