Threatened species, ecological communities and key threatening processes nomination forms and guidelines

Making a nomination

Nominations are now open for the assessment period commencing 1 October 2014 for any threatened species, threatened ecological communities or key threatening processes to be considered for listing under national environment law. Nominations for this assessment period may be submitted until 5 pm on Thursday 27 March 2014.

For more information see:

Nomination forms and guidelines

These forms cover the requirements of the Threatened Species Scientific Committee and EPBC Regulations. Please use the following nomination forms and guidelines to prepare your nomination:

Threatened species

For listing or changing the conservation status of a native species under the EPBC Act:

For delisting a native species under the EPBC Act:

Threatened ecological communities

For listing or changing the conservation status of an ecological community under the EPBC Act:

The Guidelines and Nomination form are the key documents for preparing nominations, however, it is advised that you also consider the following document before preparing a full nomination:

As an example of an ecological community nomination which provides the type and quality of information required to enable consideration for assessment see below. (Please note that this example uses an older version of the nominations form.)

Key threatening processes

For listing a key threatening process under the EPBC Act:

Submitting your nomination

Completed nominations may be lodged either electronically (preferred) or in hard copy. Where possible, hard copy submissions should be accompanied by an electronic copy on memory stick.



Nomination Officer
Species Information and Policy Section
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

For further information, contact the Nomination Officer: