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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Grassland Earless Dragon (Tympanocryptis pinguicolla) National Recovery Plan 2000-2004

Peter Robertson1 and Paul Cooper2
Environment Australia, April 2000

Note: This publication has been superseded by the 2009 Recovery plan


Current Species Status

The Grassland Earless Dragon, Tympanocryptis pinguicolla, is generally recognised as endangered (see Appendix A for further details). It is listed as threatened under the following international, Commonwealth, state and territory legislation and documentation: IUCN (1996); Biodiversity Act (1999); Action Plan for Australian Reptiles (Cogger et al. 1993); Section 21 of the Nature Conservation Act 1980 (ACT); Schedule 6 of the Nature Conservation Act 1980 (ACT); Schedule 1 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act 1995 (NSW); Schedule 2 of the Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (Vic).

Download the Recovery Plan

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If you are unable to access this recovery plan, please contact us to organise a suitable alternative format.

1 Wildlife Profiles Pty. Ltd.
2Australian National University, Canberra